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Water Conservation

water-tower2Water Resources Management Authority is the lead agency in water resources management. Its duties are:

  • Catchment and sub-catchment planning, management, protection and conservation of water resources. Support and facilitation of Water Resource Users Association (WRUAs), and engagement of civil society/state and non-state in the management of sub catchments (financing through Water Services Trust Fund).
  • Planning, allocation, apportionment, assessment and monitoring of water resources.
  • Issuance of water permits. Water rights and enforcement of permit conditions. Regulation of conservation and abstraction structures.


About Kaburu Mugambi

Kaburu Mugambi is a veteran of business reporting having worked with two national newspapers in Kenya. He is a graduate of economics from Kenyatta University. He started his journalism career in 2000 with The People Daily as a business reporter before becoming a business sub-editor. He joined Daily Nation in 2004 as a business writer. He holds a post-graduate diploma in mass communication from University of Nairobi's School of Journalism and an MBA in marketing from the same university. In 2016, he founded Water Tower, a media firm focused on water, energy and climate. Its content cuts across water, energy and climate with emphasis on adaptation and sustainability.

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