About Sierra Leone Water Company

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 borne water supply services to a total of 12 towns namely Bo, Kenema, Makeni, Lungi, Kambia, Lunsar, Magburaka, Mile 91 & Yonibana, Port Loko, Kabala, Pujehun, Kailahun.

Our Services

Water Supply Services

We provide reliable and affordable quality water supply that is safe for drinking

Sanitation Services

We provide reliable and affordable quality water supply that is safe for drinking

Our Core Values

SALWACO’s core values will always be in direction of advocating and lobbying for favorable policies and provide capacity building to catalyze excellent services delivery, financial sustainability and infrastructure development. These core values therefore are as follows;

All activities carried out by SALWACO will be done professionally using professionals so that quality is guaranteed in all of our services /assignments

The Company will ensure consistency in service delivery as the foundation for efficient and good service delivery

The company will endeavor to provide its services to customers /stakeholders with integrity

All activities will be geared towards achieving customer satisfaction

The company will look for and promote efficiency in everything it does.

We boost of a committed workforce for effective service delivery

  • Our Mission

    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.

  • Our Vision

    To be the leading water utility in Africa.

  • Main Theme

    The overall Theme for the Strategic Plan 2019-2023 is; Enhancing Financial Growth Through Efficient Customer Service Delivery

Our Operational Areas

  1. Makeni
  2. Magburaka
  3. Mile 91
  4. Kabala
  5. Mongo
  1. Port Loko
  2. Lungi
  3. Lunsar
  4. Kambia
  5. Kamakwei


  1. Bo
  2. Pujehun
  3. Moyamba
  4. Bonthe Island
  1. Kenema
  2. Kailahun
  3. Blama