A new water supply project is anticipated to serve Kirinyaga County by supplying clean water to more than 350,000 locals.
According to Alice Wahome, Cabinet Secretary for Water, Sanitation, and Irrigation, the Kirinyaga Bulky Water Supply project is nearly finished and will be put into operation in two months.
The project is anticipated to enhance the amount, quality, and dependability of water in four significant municipalities within the county.
The project will add 30,000 cubic meters of water to the supply each day, with intakes at the Kiriga and Thiba rivers and the primary treatment facility in the Muratiri area.
The project, which will cost over KES 1.1 billion, is being funded by the government and the African Development Bank (ADB).
A KES 500 million sewerage treatment facility, scheduled to serve Kerugoya and Kutus town and residences along the line, will also help the four towns. The four towns’ cleanliness and hygiene standards will be raised thanks to the water and sewer system, as per Governor Anne Waiguru.
Governor Waiguru added that the increased water supply is anticipated to increase investor interest in the future Sagana Industrial Park. She added that her administration had stepped in to make sure that landowners who had their property taken in order to build the sewer connection were fairly paid.
“This will be one of the biggest water and sewage systems for small towns that we have in the nation. Before, there wasn’t a suitable
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