Nairobi water firm closes down Sasumwa Dam flexibly as avalanche harms transmission line

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Occupants in Nairobi are set to encounter water deficiencies after Nairobi City Water and Sewerage Company (NCWSC) shut down water gracefully from Sasumwa Dam following an avalanche in Karemenu River at the Aberdare Ranges.

In an announcement to newsrooms on Friday, the company’s Acting Managing Director Nahashon Muguna noticed that the avalanche harmed the water transmission pipeline influencing water creation at the dam which represents 11.6 percent of Nairobi’s water gracefully.

“Nairobi City Water and Sewerage Company Ltd has today (May 8) shut down water creation at Sasumwa Dam Treatment works which supplies 11.6 percent of water to the Nairobi City County populace,” he said.

Territories which may encounter water deficiency in coming days incorporate along residencies around Waiyaki Way, Naivasha Road, Parklands, Kangemi, Westlands, Mbagathi and Ngong street. Lavington, M.P Shah Hospital and Kenyatta National Hospital.


Bequests around Kibera, Lang’ata, Madaraka Estate, Dagoretti corner,Jamhuri and Kawangware will likewise be influenced.

Kenyatta Market,Ng’ando, Satellite, Dagoretti Corner, Loresho,Nyari, Kitisuru, New Muthaiga and Thigiri edge territories may encounter water deficiencies also.

Kenyans living in the influenced regions have been approached to utilize accessible water sparingly as NCWSC engineers work to reestablish water flexibly.

“Our specialists and the upkeep staff are on the site.Currently, the region is encountering overwhelming downpours making access very difficult.The government is doing everything conceivable to reestablish the flexibly to occupants of Nairobi,” Muguna said.

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