Mid-Western Umbrella of Water and Sanitation Authority (mwUws) is a public water utility company operating and managing various piped water supply systems in Mid-Western region of Uganda.   The creation of Umbrella organizations is an initiative of the Directorate of Water Development (DWD) under Urban Water Department in the Ministry of Water and Environment (MoW&E) as a strategy for ensuring that schemes completed are sustainably managed.  There are six umbrella organizations in the country namely Mid West, East, Central, South West, North and Karamoja.