Being PREPARED: Improving Water Supplies and Sanitation Services in East Africa

USAID Water Team
Jan 10, 2017 · 6 min read
Paul Isagara, Iganga Area Manager for the Uganda National Water and Sewerage Corporation, speaking at a customer engagement workshop. Photo credit: USAID/East Africa
Regular meter readings and follow-up on reported problems are now essential tasks of the NWSC staff in Jinja, Iganga and nearby urban areas. Photo credit: USAID/East Africa

“This successful pilot initiative is opening up opportunities across the East African Community.”

Titus Niwamanya, NWSC Senior Commercial Billing Officer, holds a “rugged” phone used for real time data transmission. Photo credit: USAID/East Africa
Twenty-five “WaterMind Analyzers” like this one were installed at key locations across the Jinja/Iganga water distribution system. They provide NWSC with critical monitoring information. Photo Credit: USAID/East Africa

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Global Waters tells the story of USAID's water-related efforts around the globe, featuring in-depth articles exploring solutions to local as well as global water challenges, opinion pieces by development professionals, and first-hand accounts from stakeholders and beneficiaries.