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Joyce Mutai October 29, 2019

CONSULTATIVE MEETING ON LICENSE APPLICATION BY KANAWASCO

Stakeholders consultative meeting on license application by Kapsabet Nandi Water and Sanitation Company on water service provision for Kapsabet and Nandi Hills residents was today carried out.

Present during the meeting were a team from Water Services Regulatory Board (WASREB),  the only body in Kenya mandated to license companies that provide water to its residents.
Team leader, Wasreb emphasized on the need to supply adequate water and to ensure that water sector standards are maintained and adhered to. We urge the water users ranging from kiosk vendors, schools, Government institutions and all those benefiting from the resource to pay their bills on time, report incidences of leakages and bursts for timely response,” he said.

Chief Officer Water and Sanitation Sally Kemboi, emphasized on the need to have a strong  partnership between the company,  County and the stakeholders with a view to improving service delivery to the people of Kapsabet and Nandi Hills.” The Department will soon embark on the process of developing a Water and Sanitation policy that is anticipated to address the very challenges of water and sanitation in the two towns,” She added.

KANAWASCO currently provides water services to Kapsabet Municipality, Nandi hills town and their environs with a total of 5271 connections in which Kapsabet town has a total of 4416 consumers while Nandi hills town has 855 consumers.

Stakeholders present were drawn from Lake Victoria North Water Works Development Agency and Kapsabet and Nandi Hills towns.

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