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Water companies lose Sh7 billion annually to water leakages

By Kaburu Mugambi Cash shortage faced by water companies could be of their own making as they lose Sh7 billion annually to water leaks. Auditor General has warned the sector is under financial threat due revenue lost. Water services regulator calls for appointment of competent managers who can manage water …

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Conference calls for separate sanitation budget by State

By Kaburu Mugambi   Water, Sanitation and Irrigation ministry has promised to reach out to the National Treasury to increase sanitation budget and establish separate budget line for sanitation. This is among three goals the ministry and participants pledged to reach in three months during Kenya Sanitation Conference. The conference …

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Kenya Sanitation Conference 2019 Communique

KENYA SANITATION CONFERENCE 28 – 31 NAIROBI, KENYA FINAL COMMUNIQUE We, the stakeholders of the sanitation and hygiene sector in Kenya made up of political decision makers and sanitation sector institutions, academics, civil society, development partners and the private sector at the Kenya Sanitation Conference organized by the Ministry of …

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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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List of Suspended Permits for Water Bottling Firms-KBS

Below is a list of suspended permits for water bottling firms released by Kenya Bureau of Standards (KBS) COMPANY NAME BRAND THREE RINGS CO. LTD KIU BASTA S.M. KAHIGA ENTERPRISE CO. LTD COUNTY WATER TAIFA COOL SPRINGS LTD TAIFA COOL NATURAL PRODUCTS ALAIN ENTERPRISES ALAIN KIFARU INDUSTRIES LTD ACACIA VINE …

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Jobs at Nyeri Water and Sewerage Company

Nyeri Water and Sewerage Company is seeking to recruit suitably qualified Kenyans to fill two vacancies. Head of Technical Services Chief Water and Sewerage Engineer The County government of Nyeri owns the water service provider, which is contracted by Tana Water Services Board to provide water and sewerage in Nyeri …

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Water shortage makes Africa poor, says Unesco envoy

Water and jobs 2016-Photo Unesco

The recently launched United Nations World Water Development Report 2016 themed, “Water and Jobs” marks a turning point in global viewpoints on water governance and international water politics. According to the report, globally, 78 per cent of jobs are water dependent in varying degrees. This lends a whole new meaning …

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How Firms can help Kenya end Water Shortage

A few weeks ago, global water experts converged in Nairobi in a forum that signalled a renewal of Africa’s commitment to the objective of providing access to water for all by 2030. The International Congress of the African Water Association (AfWA) is a scientific and technical forum aimed at taking …

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Directorship Vacancies at Nyeri Water

Tana Water Services Board (TWSB) is one of the eight Water Services Boards under the Ministry of Water and Irrigation created under the Water Act 2002 with the mandate of providing economical and efficient Water and Sewerage services within its area of jurisdiction as per the licence issued by the …

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