Drilling and Dam Construction Agency (DDCA), Wakala wa Uchimbaji Visima na Mabwawa

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Drilling and Dam Construction Agency (DDCA), Wakala wa Uchimbaji Visima na Mabwawa;- The Government of Tanzania under Civil Service Reform Program decided to transform selected organizations, carrying out essential public functions into Executive Agencies. As a result of these government reforms, the Drilling and Dam Construction Agency (DDCA) was created under the Ministry of Water and Irrigation. DDCA came into existence following the Executive Agencies Act. No. 30 of 1997, and was launched on the 26th of March 1999.
The role of DDCA is to develop sustainable and safe water sources through efficient means and at cost effective price. This objective is in line with the national objective of alleviating poverty and improving the health of people through provision of clean, safe, and adequate water supply to rural and urban population.
Currently only about 58.3% of the rural and 83% of urban population in Tanzania are served with clean water (MOWI, June 2009). As the human population, industries and irrigation schemes increase the demand for water increases too. To arrest this situation, Groundwater Exploration & Exploitation as well as Dam Construction activities are necessary and the Drilling and Dam Construction Agency has to be effective in performing these activities
DDCA is mandated to contribute to the socio-economic and health well-being of Tanzanians through groundwater prospecting, drilling and rehabilitation of water wells, construction and rehabilitation of dams, construction and repair of small-scale water supply systems as well as provision of related consultancy services and studies at cost effective price
DDCA to become the market leader in the subsector of groundwater prospecting, well drilling and dam constructions in Africa through delivery of services of international standards at affordable prices.We provides services to our clients according to the set standards deliver timely and quality services pursuance of efficiency and cost effectiveness in service and customer foci
Drilling and Dam Construction Agency,Ubungo,Off University Road
P.O. BOX 55658, Dar es Salaam
Fax :255-22-2410384
Phone :+255-22-2410299
Mobile : +255-22-2410299
Email :[email protected]

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