22nd February 2013- Wrap up and closing of Training
on “Non- Revenue Water for Kigali City Water Network
Technicians” took place at EWSA Training
Center, organized by Energy Water and Sanitation Authority (EWSA) in
collaboration with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). Media was invited in the closing of the
training on Friday 22nd at 1:00 PM.
conjointly organized with JICA was intend to inform on lessons learnt,
achievements and challenges and disseminated the knowledge by 5 EWSA's
Non- Revenue Water Course benefited from in Japan matching with
assessment conducted in August 2012.
JICA accepted to
support the local training for 70 technicians working on Kigali City
Network on the same topic.
The focus of this
training topics was to understand the general picture of Non-Revenue
(NRW) and methodologies, effective and efficient leakage detection and
repairing, leakage survey, understanding how to use water network map
leakage control, to be able to manage/supervise service pipe
repairs in effective and efficient manner as well as to understand
methodologies of commercial loss reduction.
EWSA staff, Kigali technicians as well as representatives from major
the country, and some private companies (plumbers) which work with EWSA
Water Distribution Unit, who will make a presentation during the
session on their. Action plan tackle with the challenges of Non-Revenue
(NRW), based on the learning’s from the training program.
The closing ceremony
and Certificates presentation was chaired by Chief Representative of
Director General of EWSA.
AGREEMENT FOR ELECTRICITY - ACCESS - ROLLOUT - PROGRAMME
between the Government
of Rwanda and the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
Bank) became effective on June, 9, 2010 for the sustainable energy
project Electricity Access Scale-up Roll-out Program (EARP).
EWSA targets mobile payments
In a drive to give a
variety of services to its customers, Rwanda
Energy, Water and Sanitation Authority(EWSA) is set to introduce a
'Mobile Bill Payment'
Prepayment Contract Service and Bank Payment Contract Service
EWSA is now providing 2
new payment services for water use.
Those are "Prepayment Contract Service" and "Bank Payment Contract
In a bid to combat the spread of HIV/AIDS, staff members
of Rwanda Energy, Water and Sanitation Authority(EWSA) is engaged
in voluntary counselling and testing for
HIV/AIDS at their head office.
The availability of
sufficient broadband capacity at affordable rates
has been a key challenge in Rwanda’s quest to be an ICT
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