Nairobi Estates to Experience Water Supply Interruption

water vendors
  • A section of residents in parts of Nairobi will experience a water shortage from 6 am on Wednesday, July 7 to Thursday, July 8 at 6 pm.

    The Nairobi City Water and Sewerage Company announced that there will be an interruption of water for customers served by the Uthiru and Dagoretti Reservoirs.

    The interruption is due to a scheduled shut down of the Dagooretti and Uthiru pumps at Kabete Water Works Pumping Station.

    Water Vendors Suppling water Using Jerrycans

    This is to facilitate rehabilitation and upgrading of the entire electrical power supply system in the pumping station.

    Areas affected include parts of Gatanga Road, Amboseli Road, Sunset Estate, Sohill City Estates, and its environs.

    Residents living in the whole of Kawangware 56 and 46, Congo, Lower parts of Macharia Road will also be affected.

    Riruta Satellite, Kagondo, Muhuri Road, Upper Kibiria, Mithonge, Kamwanya, Kahuho Road, Ngina Road, Kikuyu Road, Waithaka, Ndwaru Road, and its environs will face water shortage during the period.

    Other areas include; Gachui, Kirigo, Dagoretti Market, and Mariguini. The whole of the Karen area will also be affected by the water interruptions.

    Nairobi Water has advised residents to use water sparingly before and during the interruption. Additionally, it has also apologized for any inconvenience caused.

    Speaking to the media on June 30, Nairobi Metropolitan Services (NMS) Director-General Mohammed Badi explained that NMS is in the process of replacing the current infrastructure in order to curb the water shortage.

    He affirmed that the current infrastructure instituted by the county government is not able to cater to the crowded population within the city.

    Water CS Sicily Kariuki and NMS Director-General at the deployment of sewer flushing units and operational vehicles in Nairobi