- published: 27 Jan 2017
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President Yoweri Museveni on Tuesday 24th 2017 commissioned the new Ggaba Water Works that will increase water supply in Kampala from 200 million litres to 250 million litres per day. This is part of the Kampala Water Lake Victoria WatSan Project (LV-WATSAN) aimed at addressing water supply challenges in greater Kampala metropolitan area up to the year 2035. It is funded under the Kampala Water Lake Victoria WatSan Project, that has seen the government and development partners complete rehabilitation of Ggaba I & II treatment plants and complete new transmission mains from Gaba to Namasuba. The initiative aims to supporting participating governments to achieve the Millennium Development Goals for water supply and sanitation.
In most countries that have a coastline, getting fresh fish is not really a problem. But for landlocked nations like Uganda it can be a challenge. Luckily, Ugandans have Lake Victoria to get freshwater fish. Now, for the first time in the capital, Kampala, a restaurant is offering diners fresh fish they can pick from an aquarium. And you can't get fresher than that. Leon Ssenyange has more.
http://www.ntvuganda.co.ug/ Concern has been raised about the quality of water that is consumed in and around Kampala. Ministry of water and environment officials, Members of Parliament and National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) who were on a fact finding tour of Murchison bay on lake victoria observed that the lake had been heavily polluted. The Water Ministry has called for a review of all land titles belonging to individuals residing along the catchment areas along lake victoria.
National water and sewerage corporation says water supply to several parts of Kampala will be cut off on Thursday this week as it undertakes the rehabilitation and upgrade of its plant in Ggaba. The works will see the plant boost its capacity by an additional 50 million liters of water. Currently the National Water and Sewerage corporation supplies 190 million litres of water to Kampala a day. The demand is 240 million litres. Subscribe to Our Channel For more news visit http://www.ntv.co.ug Follow us on Twitter http://www.twitter.com/ntvuganda Like our Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/NTVUganda
Ministers in charge of Water Affairs from the 10 Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) Member States have convened for the 24th Annual Nile Council of Ministers (Nile-COM) meeting in Entebbe, Uganda. The Ministers from Burundi, DR Congo, Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda are deliberating on how they can together strengthen cooperation on managing and developing the shared Nile Basin water resources for win-win outcomes and to conserve the River Nile. Subscribe to Our Channel For more news visit http://www.ntv.co.ug Follow us on Twitter http://www.twitter.com/ntvuganda Like our Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/NTVUganda
A water shortage in a number of Kampala’s suburbs for up to four days in some places, is causing worry among those affected. The shortage is a result of National Water and Sewerage Corporation’s replacement of a pipeline that supplied water to the northern part of Kampala. Some of the areas most affected by the infrastructure improvements are Ntinda, Najjera, Kiwatule, Kyanja and Naguru. For more news visit http://www.ntv.co.ug Follow us on Twitter http://www.twitter.com/ntvuganda Like our Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/NTVUganda
The National Water and Sewerage Corporation is planning double water production in Kampala under the L. Victoria, Water and Sanitation project to meet the needs of the people. This plan will see 3,000 old and inaccurate meters replaced. The programme has already seen Kakiri town's water supply system replaced and expanded. The town's water supply system has been lacking for over three years and yet the town has a population of 28,000 people;
The National Slum Dwellers Federation of Uganda in partnership with ACTogether ( partner NGO) with support from Comic Relief are bio-fil toilets in Kampala slums as a solution to the sanitation crisis in the city. Bio-fil toilet technology treats human waste at the source, it is environmentally friendly and more cost effective way to to manage human waste.