A total of 42 boreholes through the project funded by Lutheran World Federation-LWF is expected to be drilled in the sub-counties of Lagoro, Kitgum Matidi, and Omiya Anyima worth over shillings 200 million.
Dr. Anil Markandya, the Director of Baastel Consortium and the National Coordinator of the Ministry off Water and Environment Study says preliminary observations already indicate a 26 percent decline in water availability for industrial, domestic consumption and Agriculture.
Water scarcity is forcing some farmers in rural areas in Uganda to come up with ingenious methods to keep their crops watered and their families healthy. One such method is the use of a tredo pump being used by farmers in Masaka. A tredo pump is an instrument that manually draws water from a water source to the surface. It has two cups with nasals and these cups are filled up with water before it operates.
He says police rushed to the scene and retrieved the body before transferring it to Mulago national referral hospital for a postmoterm. He says once they receive the postmoterm results, they will notify the Kenyan embassy in Kampala over the incident. Mashinde is from Navakholo in Kenyaâ€™s Kakamega district.
In order to provide water services in Moyo town council, a private operator has been contracted to supply water in the area. APT Service Limited has taken over from Kagulu Service Limited whose three year contract expired August 4th, 2012.