National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) Managing Director (MD), Eng. Dr. Sliver Mugisha has said they are working on an arrangement to have water point in every village across the country.
He said this during a live session at Government Citizens Interaction Centre (GCIC) at the Ministry of ICT Kampala. The session was hosted by Morrison Rwakakamba. Mugisha also said NWSC dreams of Uganda with no yellow jerrycans. He added that the National Water and Sewerage Corporation want to have 100% water supply by 2021.
NWSC presented a strategic plan which contained their performances and projected infrastructure development as they plan to make safe and clean available to every individual under their area of operation by 2018.
The water body has grown from 50,000 to 472, 0000 customers by 2017 and is currently covering 178 towns across the country. “We are supplying a population of 6m people,” Dr. Rose Kaggwa said.
The MD also revealed that by 21, they want to be present in over 250 towns across the country.
Director, Manifesto Implementation Unit Office of the President Wills Bashaasha praised NWSC saying it is making his work easier. He was happy with the GCIC for organizing such a live interaction session where NWSC was able to share and answer questions from its customers.
This will help keep Ugandans informed on the issues of national development, GCIC is a good initiative,” Bashaasha said as he gave closing remarks about the session.
GCIC will have continuous live sessions with government organisations as a way of accounting their service delivery to the general public. This was revealed by GCIC head Morrison Rwakakamba today.