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Uganda: Pre-Paid Water Launched in Kampala Slums

Kampala ā€” THE National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NW&SC) has introduced a pre-paid metering system to address water needs of the urban poor and curb the increasing number of unscrupulous dealers.

Under the new system a 20-litre jerrican of water costs about sh18 as oppossed to sh100 and sh 200 in other areas.

The metering system which is under the slogan ‘pay as you drink’ is currently operational in Ndeeba, Kisenyi 1 and Kisenyi 2 slums.

The system has been tested in other parts of the world like India and South Africa.

Source – New Vision

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