Friday, 12th March, 2021 Muranga County.
The Principal Secretary Ministry of Water, Sanitation and Irrigation Joseph Wairagu, CBS has today inspected various water projects in Maragua and Kigumo constituencies.
The PS began by inspecting Maragua Muslim Community Trust Fund Ablution Block in Maragua Town being implemented by Water Sector Trust Fund, then proceeded to inspect Maragua Bulk Pipeline at Maragua Hospital and Gakoigo Treatment Works at Nginda Chief’s Office being implemented by the Ministry of Water, Sanitation and Irrigation.
He also inspected Mwema Community Water Supply at Mwema Nursery Grounds which was constructed by Athi Water Works Development Agency and entails a new borehole producing 75,000 litres per day of clean water.
The PS then proceeded to launch Kiiriangoro Community Water Supply at Kiiriangoro Coffee Factory Grounds which has an estimated yield of 100,000 litres per day. The PS also launched Njiiri High School borehole that will also serve the neighbouring community and is being implemented by the Ministry of Water, Sanitation and Irrigation.He later launched the distribution of pipes for Makomboki Water Supply Project at Makomboki Shopping Centre.
So far, Athi Water Works has invested 7 Billion Kshs in water and sanitation to serve residents of Muranga County. The Agency seeks to increase water coverage for the area from the current 64% to 80% by the year 2022.
The PS was accompanied by AWWDA Director Betty Maina and Director Peter Kihungi, AWWDA Chief Manager Eng. Joseph Kamau, WASREB Eng. Robert Gakubia, Area MP’s Hon. Mary Wamaua and Hon. Ruth Mwaniki, NWHSA Director Dr. Geoffrey Gitau, Area MCAs and DCC’s among others.
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