1st Intermittent Water Supply Conference

Local Organizer: National Water and Sewerage Corporation (Uganda)
Community Organizer: , in
  • Water supply network
  • Non-revenue water

The IWS conference aims to advance the knowledge and share experiences on Intermittent Water Supply (IWS) and to frame the problem of IWS within its technical, institutional, financial and social contexts. It will provide an opportunity for water researchers, engineers and experts from academia, industry, governments and water utilities to exchange experiences, and know how to improve conditions under IWS and on how to develop methodologies to improve and transition to continuous supply.


  • Social and financial impact on individuals and societies
  • Impact on water utilities’ operations and performance
  • Water quality and health hazards
  • Asset deterioration and increased losses
  • Technology applications
  • Hydraulic modelling of IWS conditions
  • Network design optimisation
  • Application of water loss control technologies
  • Communication with end users
  • Assessment of system transition potential
  • Designing a roadmap to continuous supply
  • Regulatory and institutional tools for tackling IWS
  • Financial and contracting instruments

Programme Committee

Name Affiliation Country
Dr Eng Silver Mugisha
Managing Director-NWSC, IWA-Vice president, AfWA Vice President, IWA- Fellow Uganda
Dr Rose Kaggwa
Director Business and Scientific Services, Vice Chairperson of IWA-IWS Specialised Group, 2nd President of AfWA STC, IWA-Fellow Uganda
Dr Eng. Harrison Mutikanga
CEO - Uganda Electricity Generation Company Uganda
Mr Usher Sylvian
Executive Director Africa Water Association Côte D’ivoire
Bambos Charalambous
Chair of the IWA Intermittent Water Supply Specialist Group Cyprus
Roland Liemberger
Vice Chair of the IWA Efficient Urban Water Management Specialist Group Austria
Stuart Hamilton
Chair of the IWA Water Loss Specialist Group United Kingdom
Dr Frank Kizito
Senior Manager Asset Management NWSC Uganda