Urban Water Supply and Sewerage Department

The Ministry of Water and Environment through its Urban Water and Sewerage Department is currently undertaking a number of projects to increase the service coverage in the urban areas. Annex 2 shows the various activities currently being undertaken in the 170 towns as highlighted in the 2011 NRM Election Manifesto.

 Water and Sanitation Development Facilities (WSDFs) are a de-concentrated structure of the Ministry of Water and environment under the Urban Water and Sewerage Department, Directorate of Water Development. Four Water and Sanitation Development Facility branches were established in the regions of South-Western (WSDF-SW), Northern WSDF-N), Eastern (WSDF-E) and Central (WSDF-C).

Completed Projects (2019)-Urban Water - Final Draft

The Ministry of Water and Environment through the Urban Water and Sewerage Departments takes mandate to construct piped water supply and sewerage systems in the large towns, small towns and rural growth centers in Uganda.  During the year 2019, The mandate is implemented through the 4No. WSDFs of Central, South Western, Eastern and Northern. It is also implemented through LV Watsan, WMDP, ERT and Support to small towns. The summarized table indicated the piped water supply and sanitation systems constructed and completed during the 2019.

Mbale & Small Towns (Busolwe-Kadama-Tirinyi-Kibuku-Butaleja-Budaka) ESIA Final Approved by RSA

Uganda Government has requested funds from the World Bank for implementing the Uganda Water Management and Development Project (IWMDP). The IWMDP was developed under the Ministry of Water and Environment (MWE) as an integrated water resource management and development project with objectives of improving integrated water resources planning, management and development; and access to water and sanitation services in priority urban areas and rural growth centers.

IWMDP-Information sheet

The proposed Integrated Water Management and Development Project (IWMDP) was conceived as a follow on project to the current Water Management and Development Project (WMDP) which is  consistent with the World Bank Group (WBG) Country Partnership Framework (CPF) FY16-17.

Final ESMF IWMDP-March 2018-Approved by Bank's RSA

The proposed Integrated Water Resources Management and Development Project (IWMDP-P163782) is a follow-on from the Water Management and Development Project (WMDP-P123204) and will be implemented by the Government of Uganda through the Ministry of Water and Environment. The proposed project’s development objective (PDO) is to improve access to water supply and sanitation services, and strengthen the capacity for water  resources management in project targeted areas.