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  • 12 Dec 2014- 11:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Water consumers in Kenya’s capital city will see water tariffs increase by up to 35 percent starting next February, if a proposal by the Nairobi City Water and Sewerage Company (NCWSC) is approved. The NCWSC has proposed a tariff increase
  • 11 Dec 2014- 10:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya John Mruttu, governor of Kenya’s Taita Taveta County, this week criticized the Coast Water Services Board and the World Bank over a water supply project in Voi District. The project, which received $1.1 million USD in World Bank funds, is
  • 8 Dec 2014- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Deputy Governor Waithaka Kirika and Mwangi Gichuki, leader of the majority party in Kenya’s Nyandarua County, want their region to receive compensation for the water supplied to Nairobi, Baringo and Nakuru counties from the Sasumua Dam. On
  • 25 Nov 2014- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Investors from Germany, Malaysia, India and Israel are among those that have expressed interest in Kenya’s 720,000-hectare Galana-Kalau Food Security project, the government said. The project will use water from the Galana and Tana rivers
  • 6 Nov 2014- 10:52 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Kenya Presidency Former President Mwai Kibaki has urged stakeholders in the water sector to develop local affordable and appropriate technologies in addressing the quest for universal water coverage in country. He said that homegrown solutions offer
  • 6 Nov 2014- 10:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The Kenyan government and international environmental group WWF this week launched a new payment for environmental services program in Bomet County. The program aims to protect the Mara River. A number of small-scale tea cultivators and
  • 7 Oct 2014- 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Ministers from Nile riparian countries on October 6 th pledged to reactivate dialogue aimed at fostering sustainable use of shared water resources. During the 4 th Nile Basin Development Forum, which opened in Nairobi this week, the
  • 12 Sep 2014- 10:17 by Local Press Report NAIROBI The Star The Living Water Service Centre has partnered with the Kenya Nuclear Electricity Board to increase the number of Kenyans with access to safe water. LWSC country director Jackton Akelo said millions of Kenyans lack access to the commodity. He
  • 2 Sep 2014- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The new water law currently being considered in the Kenyan parliament would create the country’s first-ever National Water Harvesting and Storage Authority (NWHSA). The NWHSA, which would replace the National Water Conservation and
  • 26 Aug 2014- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The Kenyan government and donor partners on August 26th launched a new blueprint to eliminate water losses through illegal connections and leaking pipes. Senior officials said Kenya aims to achieve global targets on managing water loss
  • 13 Aug 2014- 09:38 by Local Press Report NAIROBI The Star Residents of Sirisia constituency, Bungoma county will benefit from a Sh600 million ($6.8 million USD) water project to be launched soon, MP John Waluke has said. This will end the water shortage that has fiorced residents to treck long
  • 4 Aug 2014- 10:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Catarina de Albuquerque, the UN Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation, has called on the Kenyan government to finally adopt the 2002 Water Bill and develop a new national water and sanitation strategy.
  • 31 Jul 2014- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Kenyan water technology provider David & Shirtliff is working with Kenya’s counties to help them increase access to water supply. Under Kenya’s new devolved system of government, provision of safe drinking water and basic sanitation
  • 28 Jul 2014- 10:00 by Local Press Report NAIROBI The Star The National Water Conservation and Pipeline Corporation has launched a Sh4 billion ($45 million USD) water project at Bosta, Konoin. The project will ensure residents in Bomet and Kericho counties get enough water throughout the year.
  • 15 Jul 2014- 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Kenya has developed a new five-year master plan for the water sector that aims to increase piped water supply and basic sanitation in major urban areas. Ministry of Water and Environment Principal Secretary James Teko Lopoyetum told an

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