Monday, 19 August 2019
Water Interruption (16 August, 2019):: From 7:00 am to 3:30 pm most customers will experience low pressure or no water situations due to the repair works on the Board's main transmission line. The Board regrets any inconvenience this will cause.

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Executive Management
 Chief Executive
  Mr. D. Chaweza, Eng, MSc - Municipal Water and Infrastructure,BSc. (Civil Eng.)
Engineer Daniel Chaweza joined the Board as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) from 7th October 2017.

Eng. Dan Chaweza holds a Master's Degree in Municipal Water Infrastructure specialising in Water Supply from UNESCO-IHE (Institute of Hydraulic Engineering) in Netherlands, and Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering from the Malawi Polytechnic. He also has a certificate in PRINCE 2 Project Management and certificate in Policy and Management of Water and Sanitation Services in Developing Countries awarded by UNESCO-IHE, Netherlands.

Engineer Chaweza has vast experience in water supply and services management, having worked with Blantyre Water Board previously as Director of Distribution and Commerce until February 2013. Before joining Blantyre Water Board in 2002, he worked with Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation, and Water Development (MoAIWD) as Project Manager for Mpira-Balaka Gravity fed Piped Water Project. He is re-joining the Board from the National Authorising Officer - Support Unit (NAO-SU), a projects implementation unit supported by European Union's funding, under Ministry of Finance, Economic Planning and Development where he worked as Infrastructure Expert.
 Director of Finance and Administration
   Mr. H. M. Bakuwa, BCom, ACCA
Mr. Henri Bakuwa joined BWB on 15th December, 2010 as Director of Finance. He has a wealth of experience in Finance and Accounting acquired from 22 years of work in the private and public sectors. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accountancy) from the University of Malawi and he is Chartered Accountant.
 Director of Technical Services
   Mr. M. Chiipanthenga, MSc Integrated Water Resource Management, BSc (Civil Eng.)

Mr. Mavuto Chiipanthenga was appointed as Director of Technical Services on 25th June, 2012. He holds a Master of Science Degree in Integrated Water Resources Management with specialisation in Water for People (Water Supply and Sanitation) and a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering obtained from University of Malawi.

Mr Chiipanthenga is a registered member of Malawi Institution of Engineers and also a graduate member of Malawi Board of Engineers. He has over 15 years working experience acquired from both private and public sectors as a water manager as well as a civil engineer. He has considerable experience in the supervision of water, buildings and road construction works as well as maintenance works and has been involved in initiating, supervision and control of major investment programmes.
 Director of Distribution and Commerce
  Mr. Verson Julian Kafodya, MSc - Municipal Water and Infrastructure (WSE), BSc Civil
Mr. Verson Julian Kafodya was appointed as Director of Distribution and Commerce on 1st May, 2016. He holds a Master of Science in Municipal Water and Infrastructure majoring in Water Supply Engineering obtained from UNESCO-IHE, Delft, Netherlands.

He also has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering obtained from University of Malawi, the Polytechnic. Mr Kafodya is a Registered Associate Member of Malawi Institution of Engineers. He has 16 years working experience acquired from both private and public sectors.



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