45 Job Opportunities at RUWASA| Nafasi Za kazi RUWASA
45 Job Opportunities at RUWASA RUWASA which is a newly established agency is also responsible for the development and sustainable management of water supply and sanitation projects and water service delivery in rural areas. The agency has been established by the new Water Supply and Sanitation Act No. 5 of 2019, which becomes effective on 01 July 2019.
Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Water, Prof Kitila Mkumbo said the agency is meant to improve supervision of water projects and services in the rural areas and the national water fund responsible for sourcing monies for implementation of water projects will also be established
Prof Mkumbo said that the new body established after the Parliament adopted the Water Supply and Sanitation Bill 2018 became operational from yesterday, adding that at least 64.8 per cent have been reached.
He was addressing a press conference on the same and the forthcoming seventh water authorities meeting scheduled for 11th July, 2019, in Ujiji, Kigoma.
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45 Job Opportunities at RUWASA He noted that by April this year, there were some 131370 water collection points, aimed to serving 32.8 million people but only 86,700 are working as per the plan, serving a population of 25.3 million.
The PS noted that this is a great challenge, noting water sector in the rural areas was faced with serious lack of attention caused by water engineers reporting to various authorities.
He added that there are also some management challenges which are being solved in different ways in accordance with the law, regulations and procedures.
“ In efforts to end challenges in the water sector caused by management system, President John Magufuli in May last year directed that all policy matters regarding water sector be channelled through the Water ministry” he said.
He mentioned the acting RUWASA leaders as Gonsalves Rutakyamirwa, the acting CEO, Mkama Bwire, the acting director in the water distribution and environment.
Others are acting director of mechanical department, Deusidet Magoma, acting planning and coordination director,Enock Wagala,acting legal department manager, Gloria Chegeni and acting internal director, Harieth Kaiza.
Kitila added that the government has appointed some 24 regional TAWASA bosses, adding that only in Kagera the official had not been named.