Use Water Sparingly: NWSC Announces Water Shortage In Parts Of Kampala As Gaba Main Station Is Closed To Handle Emergency Fault

Use Water Sparingly: NWSC Announces Water Shortage In Parts Of Kampala As Gaba Main Station Is Closed To Handle Emergency Fault

By Uganda Online Media

Kampala: National water and sewerage corporation has announced Kampala city center and surrounding areas will not have water for the next nearly 24 hours after one of their water supply at the main station in Gaba developed a mechanical problem.

NWSC revealed that the water supply at Ggaba 3 water treatment plant has been closed off to handle an emergency fault that may take some time.

According to the Thursday statement, the affected areas include Nakasero, City Center, Kololo areas along Portbell road up to Bugolobi. Other areas are Mukwano, 5th and 6th street, Kanyanya, Nabweru, Kawempe Mbogo, and the surrounding areas.

Additionally, this will also affect the Muyenga service area, Acacia Avenue, Wandegeya, Namirembe, Mengo, Makerere, Kawempe, among other areas.


According to NWSC, a team of specialized engineers is apparently on the ground working vehemently to complete works to make sure they restore the water supply in the shortest time possible.


NWSC indicated that the work will last about 18hrs. They, therefore, advise customers to store enough water and use it sparingly.

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