Kisii residents to get enough piped water soon

 

Water menace in Kisii county will soon be a thing of the past as the county starts renovating Kegati water pumping station.

A file Photo of Kisii county executive committee member of water Dr Skitter Ocharo /FILEDr Skitter Ocharo 

Kisii county executive committee member of water, Skita Ocharo has said the plant will be ready for use on March 2019.

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Despite Kisii county being ranked as one of the counties that experiences heavy rainfall, residents have been experiencing water shortage due to poor harvesting, illegal connections and leakages.

Gusii water and sanitation company (GWASCO) managing director Zachary Moguche says the illegal connections has affected revenues hence hindering service delivery.

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He appealed to staff members to respond to calls from the public and act accordingly to seal water breakages so that they can minimize wastage.

Gwasco director Benjamin Onkoba said that the company had identified mechanism on payment procedures for services rendered which will in turn see the company collect enough revenue.

The trio were speaking during this year’s Gwasco stakeholders meeting where members found that illegal water connections is mainly done by politicians.

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