April 25

Kenya: Mavoko Drinking Water System Finally Comes on Stream after Five Years

By Inès Magoum

The President of the Republic of Kenya, William Ruto is commissioning the Mavoko drinking water supply system in Machakos district. The project, which has been ongoing since 2018, is boosting service to about 500,000 people in Mavoko, 63km south-east of Nairobi and surrounding towns.

Drinking water supply is now stable in Mavoko.  The water system in the town, located in the Machakos district of Kenya, became operational on 14 April 2023, after five years of interrupted work. It was inaugurated by the Kenyan President, William Ruto.

Photo courtesy Gallery DS.

Source: Afrik21 (link opens in a new window)

Technology, WASH