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17:42
17:42

Delayed Completion of UGX 22.8Bn Water Project Irks Kagadi Residents 2 3

Construction works of the 22.8 Billion Shillings water project that is also funded by African Development Bank-ADB through the Water Supply and Sanitation Program Phase II (WSSP II) was expected to be completed in one year.
15:26
15:26

Three Drown in Valley Dam in Kyankwanzi Residents

Robinah Nakatemba, the area LC1 Chairperson says that the deceased had finished fetching water and resorted to swimming when they drowned.
16:17
16:17

Drought Hits Hard Bunyoro Cattle Farmers water 1 4

Several farmers have started losing animals as a result of lack of pasture and water to feed the animals. The drought-hit some of the district since November last year.
18:38
18:38

Government Criticised for Neglecting Environment water 3

Economist, Fred Muhumuza particularly condemned the creation of too many and small administrative units, that have seen districts subdivided into smaller units.
16:49
16:49

Severe Water Scarcity Hits Kikuube District shortage 5

The entire village of over 3,000 people now fetches water from a pond located five kilometres away, yet it is also shared by wild animals especially baboons and monkeys.
11:22
11:22

Kabambiro Sub-County Residents to Get Clean Water NWSC 3 1

Stanley Okettayot the water and sanitation engineer working with water for people says the project aims at providing water to improve on community hygiene and sanitation since communities have been attributing poor hygiene to lack of water.
11:20
11:20

Patients' Lives at Risk As Water Crisis Hits Health Centres in Kasese Health Facilities 5

Most of the health centres visited by URN have inadequate or lack of water to run their operations. They are forced to get their water from unreliable points including boreholes and streams.
10:25
10:25

Largest UPE School in Kasese Hit by Water Shortage NWSC 2 4

The school Director of Studies, Joachim Bwambale says that the water shortage could result in an outbreak of diseases since the pupils no longer wash their hands after visiting the toilets.
07:59
07:59

Residents Team Up to Save Mubuku Irrigation Scheme River Sebwe 3 5

Henry Mutabazi, the Sebwe zone LC I Chairperson, who also doubles as Sebwa Water User’s Association Chairperson, says they formed the association to advocate for the restoration of the river because of degradation.
11:07
11:07

Acute Water Crisis Hits Hoima Villages residents 4

Midesta Mugisa, the Kigorobya Sub County LC 3 Chairperson, says most of the villages in his area lack clean water sources. He says as a sub county, they are incapacitated to establish more water sources.
12:01
12:01

Borehole Excites Owolo Residents water 2 4

The entire village lacked a water source forcing residents to share dirty water sources with animals, putting their lives at risk. The residents also walked for more than 5 kilometres in search for clean and safe water sources.
07:12
07:12

Drought Hits Kalangala Island people 1 2

At least 900 of the 2300 residents on Bufumira have migrated to the nearby sub counties of Bubeke in Kalangala District and Kituntu in Mpigi district. Sylvester Ssemugenyi, the LC I secretary Bufumira island, says currently no boat are allowed to fish.
17:20
17:20

Government to Commission Study on Water in Oil Production water contamination 2 1

Dr Callist Tindimugaya, the Commissioner, Water Resources Planning and Regulation says the study expected to begin before the end of the year, will also quantify the amount of water needed to have oil out of the ground.
15:21
15:21

Energy Minister Defends Power Exports bujagali dam 2 1

Engineer Simon Dujanga dismisses concerns that Uganda may not have enough water to generate electricity for local and regional consumption.
13:30
13:30

Ceramic Purifier Solves Uganda's Water Safety Issues sanitation 1 2

The mixture is machine pressed into the correct flower pot mould, dried and fired using a traditional ceramic firing kiln. It is built with tiny holes that allow water molecules to pass through, leaving larger harmful dirt and bacteria trapped in the filter. They also have a thin layer of silver nitrate infused within the filter to enhance bacteria removal.
07:58
07:58

Three Arrested for Encroaching on Buhweju Wetlands water 2

Buhweju District Police Commander Ben Nuwamanya says that the three had encroached on a bigger part of the wetland and turned it into a grazing and farming area. The suspects are now held at Buhweju Police Station.
10:54
10:54

Kaberebere Town Council Battles Water Crisis isingiro 3

Innocent Tugume, a resident of Kabarebere town council, says farmers are the most affected by the water crisis. Tugume, who owns a piggery farm, says he uses his motorcycle to fetch water about five kilometers away for his farm, which costs him Shillings 5000 each day
19:13
19:13

Inside The Remaining Nakumatt Outlets water

The regional retailer Nakumatt closed three of its Uganda outlets last week but the remaining stores lack basic products, with many empty stalls and fridges, Uganda Radio Network has established. There are no beverages in the Oasis Mall outlet. For instance, buyers cant get a 500-millilitre or 300-millilitre plastic bottle of soda in this outlet. There are less than 50 plastic sodas of two-litre volume remaining in this outlet. When our reporter inquired why there are no beverages, an attendant said, They have not been bringing them sodas and water for about two months. Fridges and stalls in the beverages section are empty.
09:56
09:56

Conflicts Over Water Resources Can Be Averted-Experts egypt 2 1

Experts from the Global Water Partnership say that countries with shared water resources like River Nile need to strengthen their negotiation skills on how to apply international water law whenever disagreements arise over shared water resources.
07:23
07:23

Kamuganguzi Health Center Operates Without Water and Power solar system 4

Alfred Besigensi, the in Charge of Kamuganguzi health center III, says the absence of water and power has affected the smooth operation of the Outpatient department and maternity wards.
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