PRIVATE WATER SUPPLY AND WATER SERVICE DELIVERY IN URBAN AUTHORITIES IN UGANDA. A CASE OF WAKISO TOWN COUNCIL, WAKISO DISTRICT.
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The study investigated the effect of Private Water Supply on Water Service Delivery in Urban Authorities in Uganda, taking a case of Wakiso Town Council, Wakiso District. Specifically, the study examined the effect of financing, systems design and management of private water suppliers on water service delivery in Wakiso Town Council. The study was a case study design which used questionnaires and interview guides to observe a sample of 63 respondents. The findings of the study revealed that financing, system design, and management, of the private water supplier had a positive significant effect on water supply delivery Town councils in Uganda. The study recommended that the Government of Uganda through Town Councils and the District Councils be involved in financing private water supply, more private water suppliers be allowed into the market and more involvement of the local people in private water supply including sensitization campaigns among residents about private water supply should be carried out.