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Kampala Water Supply and Sanitation Expansion Programme

Region Supplied

Kampala and greater Kampala (Matugga, Mukono, Kajjansi, Nansana, Nabbingo, Buddo, Gayaza and Bulenga)

Gaba III Capacity

80,000m³/day

Total Combined Capacity

200,000m³/day

Raw Water Intake / Low Lift Pump Station Capacity

92,000m³/day

Pipework

From Gaba II Raw Water Abstraction Pipe

DN1000mm

Delivery Pipe

DN800mm

Chlorine Contact / Treated Water Storage Tank

3,600m³

Treated Water Pumping Station Capacity

54,000m³/day (Muyenga reservoirs); 30,000m³/day (Nakasero reservoir)

Transmission Mains

Plant to Gunhill Reservoirs

DN700; 50,000m³/day

Plant to Muyenga Reservoirs

DN900; 90,000m³/day

Muyenga to Rubaga Reservoir

DN500; 29,000m³/day.

Total Project Cost

€25m

Poverty Eradication Action Plan (PEAP) Formulated

1997

National Water Policy Formulated

1999

PEAP Revisions

2001, 2004

Work Commenced

November 2005

Gaba III Completed

November 2006

Testing Phase Began

December 2006

Plant Formally Commissioned

19th April 2007

Construction of Mukono Reservoirs, Pipeline and Pumping Stations Began

June 2007

Project Completion

2009

Project Sponsors

National Water & Sewage Corporation (NWSC) and Kampala Water

Gaba III Design & Build Contractor

Dywidag International GmbH

Other Contractors

Spencon and Sogea-Satom

Gaba III Design Consultants

GkW & Aqua

Transmission Mains Design Consultants

HP Gauff

Funding

German Government; Kreditanstalt fur Wiederaufbau (KfW) and the Government of Uganda
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