Treatment Plant

WSDF-SW was launched in July 2006 under Directorate of Water Development, an arm of the Ministry of Water and Environment. It was established as a pilot structure responsible for supporting Small Towns (STs) and Rural Growth Centres (RGCs) get access to piped safe water and improved sanitation. The WSDF-SW identifies STs/RGCs, funds production of designs and actual construction of the systems, and sets up Operation and Maintenance structures. The WSDF-SW operations are guided by an operations manual approved by Development Partners and the Government of Uganda.

Currently WSDF-SWB is implementing “Support to the Water Supply and Sanitation Development in Small Towns and Rural Growth Centres” under the EU MDG initiative, a four year program that commenced on 19th December 2012. The program is financed by European Union (EU) and Government of Uganda (GOU), managed by the Austrian Development Agency (ADA).

Currently the Water and Sanitation Development Facility (WSDF) is a Facility of the Directorate of Water Development (DWD) under the Ugandan Ministry of Water and Environment (MWE), with substantially semi-autonomous branches. The WSDF funds and implements water and sanitation facilities in all four regions in the country. During the Joint Water and Sanitation Sector Programme Support of 2008/09-2012/13, three WSDF branches, WSDF-Central, WSDF-East and WSDF-North were established basing on the WSDF-South West, which was established earlier on, in 2006, following piloting of the approach in the South-Western Region since 1996.

The WSDF approach is a mechanism for funding water and sanitation investments In Small Towns (STs), Town Boards (TBs) and Rural Growth Centres (RGCs); the WSDF branches carry out design and construction of water supply and sanitation facilities, including related community mobilization activities and setup of Operation & Maintenance structures. The WSDF operations are guided by an operations manual approved by the Development Partners and the Government of Uganda. Read more


# Unit/Section Position Name Qualification Email
1 Administration Branch Manager Eng. Hillary Mutabazi
Senior M&E Officer
Administrative Assistant
Stores Assistant
2 Engineering Senior Engineer
Project Engineer(s):
Engineering Assistants
3 Procurement Senior Procurement Officer
Procurement Officer
4 Accounts Senior Accountant
5 Community Mobilisation Senior Sociologist
6 Environmental Sanitation Senior Environment Sanitation Officer
Environment Sanitation Officer
Environment Sanitation Assistant


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P. O. BOX 575 Mbarara

Plot 1, Mbarara – Kabale Road

Located Between Uganda Police and High Court

Tel/Fax: 0485 420368