Kasese hit by water crisis.
The National Water and Sewerage cooperation, Kasese Branch has regretted the scarcity of water in Kasese town, which they attribute to the prolonged drought that has hit the area.
The Manager NWSC Kasese, Mr. Stanley Kamugisha, told Journalist yesterday at his office in Kasese town that the water volumes at the source were going down which he said has affected the normal water overflow.
He said that his office has now resorted to rationalizing the water such that different parts of Kasese town can receive water at different intervals
Mr. Stanley however cautioned their clients to be cautious about the rampant NWSC property vandalisation
People now have to wake up very early to collect gravity water that is available in wearly morning hours. They have also move long distances in search of water from alternative sources.
The Manager appologised to the people for the inconviniences caused by the NWSC but promised rectify the problem soon.
A jerrycan of water in Kasese town now costs shs.1000= from the initial cost of shs.200= due to water scarcity.
The most affected areas in Kasese town are Kidodo, Kizungu,
Kamulikwizi, Nyakasanga andAcholi quarter.