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Which water service delivery model is best for your region?

Water sector stakeholders have been asked to address governance and management issues in water provision bodies to improve water service delivery to Kenyans.

The stakeholders, meeting in Isiolo for a conference themed “Addressing governance and sustainability of rural water management”, …

Non revenue water in Kenya

Innovations for reduced Non Revenue Water

Water utilities in Kenya continue to struggle with high Non-Revenue Water (NRW) which results in staggering losses in revenue. Non-Revenue Water is defined as the difference between the amount of water put into the distribution system and the amount that …

Regional Dynamics in Water Provision

There’s a ray of hope and enthusiasm sweeping among the populace of the Arid and Semi Arid Lands (ASAL) counties presenting a complete shift from the old paradigm of complaints, misfortune and disfranchisement.

The Kenya Markets Trust (KMT) Water Sector …

Providing Water to Kenyans at the Base of the Pyramid

The Water sub-sector contributes approximately 0.7% of Kenya’s GDP and is a source of direct employment for over 200,000 people as well as individual entrepreneurs (masons, plumbers, technicians). Despite its importance, only 44 out of 100 water service providers in …

Accelerating Access To Clean And Safe Water

The right to clean and safe drinking water is enshrined in the article 43 of the 2010 Kenyan constitution. The human right to water entitles everyone to sufficient, safe, acceptable, physically accessible and affordable water for personal and domestic use. …

The Drops of Life in Kanyadhiang

Water shortage is a critical problem around the world. About 700 million people in 43 countries suffer from water scarcity, according to UN reports, with sub-Saharan Africa  having the largest number of water-stressed countries of any region.

Residents of Kanyathiang …

Promoting Safe Water Use among Rural Consumers

A typical day for a woman in the Kanyadhiang area of Homabay County starts with waking up to a long walk either to a communal water tap or a spring to fetch water for her family or more often to …