Water Diplomat News Logo
Water Diplomat Logo
Water Diplomat News Logo

Uganda: Government Is Cracking Down on Water Sellers

This is only an excerpt! Sign up for a free trial to receive CURRENT Daily Water Briefings or Weekly Water Newsletters. License Holders sign in to read the full text.

KAMPALA, Uganda

— The government is cracking down on water sellers who charge exorbitant prices.

State Minister for Water Jeniffer Namuyangu Byakatonda said the Water and Environment Ministry would take legal action or withdraw the operations permits of water sellers who charge more than 50 shillings (about $0.03 USD) perjerrycan.