Peri Urban Service Coverage

NWSC has under its coverage a total of 32 peri urban areas, out which 28 are in Kitwe. The Company is currently servicing 14 areas with 12 being in Kitwe covering a total of approximately 260,000 people. The peri urban areas are serviced through 164 communal points, out of which 85 are water kiosks and 27 communal taps, In Kitwe, 8 areas are also serviced through individual connections. The company has also increased sanitation access to households through construction of onsite sanitation facilities and 35 public sanitation facilities, Under its Strategic Plan, NWSC intends to extend service coverage to 4 more peri urban areas and improve service delivery in the current areas being serviced as shown below:

NWSC Peri urban service coverage

Kitwe

Peri Urban Areas

AREA EST. POPULATION SERVICE STATUS STRATEGIC PLAN FOCUS
Ipusukilo/Musonda 47,579 Water supply through kiosks, yard connections VIPs built under NWSSP1 Extended water network*,1000 VIPs, Delegated management system Provision of FSM
Kamatipa 15,000 Inadequate water kiosks VIPs built under NWSSP1 Extension of Kiosks * 1000 VIPs, Provision of FSM
Race Course 65,885 Water supply through kiosks, yard connections Extended water network* and delegated management system Pilot sewerage network*
Mulenga 32,499 Water supply through kiosks, yard connections Extended network and delegated management system Pilot sewerage network*
Chipata 9,788 Water supply through kiosks , yard connections Extended water network* and pilot delegated management system
Zamtan 6,500 Not serviced Provision of water kiosks*
Mwaiseni 16,391 Serviced through open Upgrade of open kiosks*
Kamakonde 3 720 Not Serviced Provision of water kiosks*
Kamakonde 3 720 Not Serviced Provision of water kiosks*
Total 229,362
AREA EST. POPULATION SERVICE STATUS NWSSP 2 INTERVENTIONFOCUS
Peri Urban Areas
Chibote 5,800 Water kiosks Extension of kiosks* 400 VIPs
Kite 6,600 Not serviced Water kiosks
Chambishi Peri urban
Twaiteka 12,395 VIPs constructed under NWSSP1 1000 VIPs, FSM Upgrade of water network. Delegated Management system
Zambia Railways 3,000 Not serviced Water kiosk, Behaviour change
KALULUSHI TOTAL 2,795
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