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  • 20 May 2015- 10:17 by Local Press Report KAMPALA New Vision On Tuesday Uganda and Russia signed an agreement that will see the two countries enhance cooperation in the water, economic, social, environment and political spheres. The agreements will see Russia support Uganda in areas such as water
  • The final stages of a $50 million USD infrastructure project to bring piped water, power and transport to Uganda’s Bugala island are to begin construction this April, the Ugandan project operator has announced.
  • Malawian President Joyce Banda reiterated this week that Malawi would not agree to share ownership of any part of Lake Malawi with any “other country,” referring to neighboring Tanzania.
  • Uganda is moving ahead with the controversial 250-megawatt Bujagali Dam on the Victoria Nile River near Jinja.
  • Uganda has short-listed five companies to bid for the contract to build Sub-Saharan Africa’s first large-scale wastewater treatment plant at Nakivubo, in the capital city of Kampala.
  • 9 Aug 2010- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KAMPALA, Uganda Uganda's National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) announced that $8.7 billion USD has been set aside to build modern wastewater treatment facilities for the capital, Kampala, beginning with a plant in the Nakivubo and
  • 19 Jul 2010- 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KAMPALA, Uganda Water companies are weighing in on the Ugandan government's program to increase rainwater harvesting, after a government report said the country could be water stressed by 2035 if population and economic growth continue at current
  • 29 Mar 2010- 14:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KAMPALA, Uganda I I ganda's Ministry of water and environment rolled out a sensitization campaign emphasizing the importance of quality of water and dangers arising from polluting it, as the country joined the rest of the world in commemorating the
  • 14 Apr 2008- 10:09 by Local Press Report KAMPALA, Uganda The Monitor (Uganda) — Only two out of nine springs near Kampala contained safe levels of coliform bacteria, according to Sotti Bomukama, director of the Directorate of Water Development in the Ministry of Water and Environment. &quot
  • 30 Sep 2007- 23:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent lusaKa, Zambia, KAMPALA, Uganda — The Environmental Council of Zambia has penalized Lake Safari Lodge for polluting Lake Kariba with human waste Lake Kariba, located 140 kilometers south of Lusaka, is Africa's largest man-made lake and a source of
  • 7 May 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KAMPALA, Uganda, ZIMBABWE, HARARE — Uganda will host the 2008 Groundwater and Climate Conference to discuss the effects of climate on development of groundwater resources in Africa. The conference is an initiative of Uganda's Directorate of Water
  • 26 Mar 2007- 10:09 by Local Press Report KAMPALA, Uganda New Vision (Uganda) — The water supply in the city of Mbale is contaminated with human waste and suspended solids, making treatment difficult and expensive. Residents in the Manafwa River area dump human waste into the river, which then