Who we are

Overview of Sierra Leone Water Company SALWACO Act 2017 .

The Sierra Leone Water Company was established in 2001 with the mandate of providing potable water supply services to six provincial towns in the country. Under the SALWACO Act 2017, the mandate was extended to provide water and sanitation services to four regions of the country (North, North -West, East and South) which accounts for an estimated 5.6 million people, representing 80% of the country’s population (2015 census). The company currently provides piped water supply services to a total of 13 towns namely Bo, Kenema, Makeni, Lungi, Kambia, Lunsar, Magburaka, Mile 91 & Yonibana, Port Loko, Kabala, Pujehun, Kailahun and Moyamba.


To provide reliable and affordable quality water supply and sanitation services in a cost effective and environmentally sustainable manner to the satisfaction of our customers.


To be the leading water utility in Africa.

Main Theme for the Strategic Plan 2019-2023

Enhancing Financial Growth Through Efficient Customer Service Delivery

Our Core Values

What we believe in

SALWACOs core values will always be in direction of advocating and lobbying for favourable policies and provide capacity building to catalyze excellent services delivery, financial sustainability and infrastructure development. These core values therefore are:

Our Work

Latest Project

Water and Sanitation Projects .

Three Towns water Supply and Sanitation Project

Provision of water supply to Bo, Kenema and Makeni.


Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Project

Water supply to rural areas in Bonthe,Pujehun,Koinadugu,Falaba,Kono and Kambia district.

Blama, Bandawor and Six Villages Project

Provision of water supply to Blama Bandawor and six villages along the Transmission mains in Kenema district.