NWSC hails progress of Warugo water project
A team from National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) comprising of its board members and management has visited the site of Warugo water Project to monitor its progress.
The visit follows NWSC’s hand over of the Warugo water Project site on 1st September 2022 to Anhui Sijan Holding groups to kick start the project works in Kyamuhunga Sub-county, Bushenyi district.
During a site visit to monitor the progress of the project, Eng Sam Kiggundu, the NWSC Bushenyi area manager said the work which is designed to run for a period of 18 months will help them as NWSC to extend water to water stricken areas of Bitooma, Ruhumuro, Kakanju and Kyamuhunga.
Eng Kiggundu appreciated government of Uganda for their continuous support to NWSC to make sure it’s institutional performance is not logistically stalled.
He noted that NWSC will work concurrently with contractors to make sure that the distribution component network is done in time.
Col. Stephen Basaliza, a member of NWSC Board of Directors saluted government under Visionary leadership of president Museveni for supporting NWSC to fulfill its strategic mission of providing safe and clean water to all Citizenry and thanked Bushenyi District leadership for having welcomed Warugo Water project.
Jaffari Bassajjabalaba, the Bushenyi district LC V chairman appreciated NWSC under the leadership of Eng Dr Silver Mugisha for having given them the Warugo water project and said that it must be counted as a Christmas bonanza for Bushenyi district saying there was a public outcry from hard to reach areas for lacking safe and clean water in their communities and this project will be a milestone to mitigate water shortage in the district.
Robert Atuhairwe, the Bushenyi district RDC appreciated the government for fulfilling the manifesto by providing water for all.
Atuhairwe observed that the Warugo water project will cater for formerly water stressed areas and said that as office of the president, they will ensure a solid supervision of the project so that there is value for public funds and to avoid shoddy work.
Warugo water Project is expected to cost UGX 11.8 billion, pump 2,500,000 litres every day and is expected to serve over 150,600 people in Kakanju, Ruhumuro, Kyamuhunga and Bitooma sub-counties and the surplus water will be piped to Bushenyi- Ishaka municipality.