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NWSC Shines at Global Water Awards 2019, Recognized As World’s Utility Distinction Leader


This is the second time NWSC is receiving the Distinction Water Leaders Award, having won the same prestigious award in Paris 4 years back.

The National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) has rubbed shoulders with the great at the Global Water Awards 2019 in London, United Kingdom.

NWSC was announced utility Distinction Water Leader of the year beating 5 other international utilities organizations.

Each year, the Global Water Awards are presented at the Global Water Summit, the major business conference for the water industry worldwide.

Speaking at the award ceremony, Dr. Eng Silver Mugisha attributed the award to the support from the Government of Uganda, the Board and committed staff at NWSC and corporation customers who support the utility by paying bills promptly.

“We are aggressively extending our network to serve more people in the country. In addition, we working on water supply stabilization plans to address all water supply challenges in the network and large infrastructure service delivery projects aimed at improving access to clean safe water and sanitation services in Uganda.” he said

NWSC was recognized for its efforts to transform the utility into sub-Saharan Africa’s most bankable water utility after securing the continent’s highest ever credit rating for the sector.

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