Nairobi City Water and Sewerage Company to upgrade its pumping stations

Kenya increases efforts to secure universal water security


The Nairobi City Water and Sewerage Company in Kenya is set to upgrade its pumping stations in several areas including Uthiru and Dagoreti a move that will leave residents of several city estates without piped water for at least a day.

“The Nairobi City Water and Sewerage Company will like to inform its esteemed customers that there will be interruption of water supply to customers served from Kabete Water Works starting Wednesday 6am to Thursday 6am. We strongly advice our esteemed customers to reserve and use water sparingly before and during the period of interruption. Any inconvenience is highly regretted,” said managing director, Nahashon Muguna.

The upgrade of the pumping stations at Kabete will see the two pumps improved to provide additional 25,000 cubic metres of water to Karen, Riruta, Satellite, Kawangware and Uthiru areas among others.

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Water supply interruption

The latest water supply interruption is set to hit a number of areas in the capital city. The Estates to be affected include; Riruta, Kawangware, Dagoretti Corner and Ngando- all along Naivasha Road. Installations and estates along Ngong’ Road including Kilimani, City Mortuary, Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH), Nairobi Hospital, Coptic Hospital, State House, Department of Defence Headquarters, Lavington, Kileleshwa and Kibera will also be affected.

Others are Forces Memorial Hospital, Kenya Medical Research Institute (Kemri), Golf Course Estate, Kenyatta Market, Karen and areas along Gitanga road. The interruption will also affect areas along Lang’ata road including Lang’ata Estates, Makadara, Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS), Lang’ata Barracks, St Mary’s Hospital, Strathmore university and Wilson Airport.

Areas along Waiyaki Way including University of Nairobi main campus, Parklands campus, Chiromo campus, Westlands, Parklands, Mountain View and Kangemi will also endure water supply interruption.