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55kms Katosi-Kampala Transmission Main nears completion

The Government of Uganda through National Water and Sewerage (NWSC) is laying the new Katosi-Kampala bulk transmission water main.

The new line, which is so far the biggest water mains in Uganda, will add over 160million litres of water per day to the city.

Progress
The contractor Sogea Satom is laying the final 1km (DN700 between Ntinda and Bukoto) of the transmission main, which shall be completed by December 2020.

Transmission main composition
DN1400-38.5km (Nsumba to Ssonde)
DN700 – 9.5 km (Namugongo to Naguru)
DN600 (Tee-Off to Seeta Tank) – 2.1 km
DN500 (Tee-Off to Mukono Tank) – 0.8 km

The Katosi Water Project upon completion will significantly bridge the water supply gaps in the Kampala metropolitan service area.

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