By Wilber Muhwezi Kasibante
The Managing director National water and Sewerage Corporation; Dr.Eng.Silver Mugisha has revealed that government has started 100% water coverage acceleration project whereby two water taps will be installed in each village all over the country.
Mugisha disclosed this over the weekend while officially opening National water&sewerage corporation office in Kyabugimbi Trading centre in Bushenyi district .
He confirmed that so far the government has released 15 billion shillings in this financial year as part of the funds to cater for the project that will be complete by 2020 as the president directed.
Dr.Eng.Mugisha still in Kyabugimbi sub-county,also opened officially two water tap stands in villages of Kyamutiganzi and Omukayembe respectively.
He also opened a one day health camp at Kyabugimbi Health centre IV where a number of patients got free medical services.
Mugisha disclosed that the National water &Sewerage Corporation has reduced water prices from 37/= to 25/= per jerrycan for the tap stand owners thus suggesting that the public will be paying only 50/= for a Jerrycan.
Some of national water staff from Greater Bushenyi area at Kyabugimbi sub-county
He warned the general public to avoid bribing the National Water&Sewerage corporation staff thus arguing that all water bills must be paid through the bank or mobile money.