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Government Pledge 80% Water Coverage by 2022

Water and Sanitation Chief Administrative Secretary Winnie Guchu has stressed the government will continue with the ongoing water sector reforms required by the Water Act, 2016.  She said the reforms must be continuous and consistent to cope with the ever-emerging dynamics within the water sector for its continued growth. She …

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Six million Kenyans have no Toilet

Pit Latrine

What’s the percentage of Kenyans accessing clean water in rural and urban areas? Only 28 per cent of rural and 32 per cent of urban Kenyans have access to improved sanitation, according to WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme 2017 report. What are sanitation statistics in terms of access to toilets; the …

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Meru County promise 500 Boreholes every year

Meru county to dig 500 boreholes

Meru Country plans to drill 100 boreholes by the end of the current financial year in June 2019. This is in addition to 97 boreholes the country drilled in its first financial year, according to Governor Kiraitu Murungi. The 97 boreholes are mainly in the drought-prone Meru North sub-counties which …

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Why you should avoid Washing under Running Tap

avoid running taps to save water

You probably wash your dishes under an open tap. This is a huge waste, considering the fact that this method can use up to 20 gallons of water at a time. Instead, fill the sink up with water (a large bucket or bowl works too) and close your taps. Just …

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How to Unblock your Sink

how to unblock clogged sink at home

When you have a clogged sink, what do you do? Pour hot water down the drain? Try to fish out the offending object with a hanger?  These options all have their use cases, but more often than not a plunger is the best option for the sink. While most of …

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What is a Plumber’s Snake & How is it used?

Plumbing snake and how to use it

A plumber’s snake is a slender, flexible auger used to dislodge clogs in plumbing. The plumber’s snake is often reserved for difficult clogs that cannot be loosened with a plunger. It is also sometimes called a toilet jack. Plumber’s snakes have a coiled (helix-shaped) metal wire with a broader gap …

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How to Choose the Right Plunger

how to select buy the best plunger

A plunger, force cup, plumber’s friend, or plumber’s helper is a tool used to clear blockages in drains and pipes. It consists of a rubber suction cup with an attached stick (shaft), usually made of wood or plastic. For the common plunger, the cup is pushed down against the drain …

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Why would anyone want to buy a urinal?

urinal

There are several reasons, especially if you have a lot of people living or working under one roof. First of all, they are efficient. Less waiting around to use the toilet. Less messes on the toilet seat. It takes up less space in the bathroom, which means there are more …

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