While inspecting the newly Completed Katosi Water treatment plant and officiating the launch of NWSC plan of 2021 to 2026 at Katosi in Mukono District, The minister of water and Environment Hon. Sam Cheptoris has given an ultimatum of 6 month for the corporation to have availed water to areas of Katosi and the surroundings.
The officiated plan, the government signed an agreement with Sogea satom LTD to construct a 82 million Euro Project Complete to the boost of 160 million liters of water in Kampala Metropolitan but with a set condition of supplying well treated water to Katosi town council being the place where the Main Plant is located.
National Water and sewerage Corporation through it’s executive director Eng. Silver Mugisha, are set to embarked on a campaign to create more water points in Kampala water area as a means to make water affordable to many and solve the issue of water vendors who sell water expensively yet they get it cheaply from NWSC.NWSC has also introduced a corporate plan that will focus on improving customer service and increase in water and sewerage services coverage across the country.
Earlier, Mukono North Member of Parliament Hon. Fred Kayondo expressed disappointment over lack of piped water in Katosi and the surrounding communities yet the area hosts the plant.
Mugisha responded saying, their plan is extending water from katosi to other parts of Buikwe and Lugazi Municipality