The National Water and Sewerage Corporation has embarked on a number of projects to boost water supply along Entebbe road.
Some of the works involve; upgrading of the booster station in Nsamizi- Entebbe to deliver more water to Kawuku and Kajjansi from the Entebbe network to cater for the growing demand.
Others are; upgrading of Namulanda booster station to double the current volumes of water being lifted to Akright reservoir for distribution to consumers, transmission and distribution pipe mains upgrade works in Bwebajja and construction of a new water reservoir and booster station in Bwebajja to stabilize water supply in Bwebajja and the surrounding areas.
The Corporation’s Managing Director Dr.Eng Silver Mugisha shared that the works once completed will boost supply to Abaita Branch (Kasenyi road & Lyamutundwe); Kawuku Branch (Wamala, Ziiru, Ssisa, Lutaba, Sekiwunga , Akright, Kabulamuliro, Bwebajja, Nganjo, Dewe) ; Kajjansi branch (Lumuli, Makandwa, Nakigalala, Kitovu, Mazzi, Bweya, Kitende) and the surrounding areas.
The MD further shared that, “Nsamizi & Namulanda booster station upgrade and Namulanda network upgrade works are in advanced stages and the system will be fully operational within a month’s time”.
“Our team is also looking at alternative water sources to construct two new mini water supply systems in Lumuli and Nakigalala. The interventions are geared at improving the water supply situation along Entebbe road,” he said.