Moi’s Bridge – Matunda Water Supply System under rehabilitation

Moi’s Bridge –Matunda Water Supply System is in one of the flagship projects the Board had planned to rehabilitate under the Kenya’s Vision 2030 flagship projects during the year 2015.

The rehabilitation works which are expected to take three months is expected to increase capacity and supply to the urban center and the adjoining peri-urban areas upon its completion. Already the tender for the works have been awarded and the contractor has already moved to site for the works.

The scope of the rehabilitation exercise include refurbishment of the Intake Chamber located on River Nzoia, laying of new raw water gravity main of 150mm diameter GI pipe of approximately 30m long with associated fittings and masonry chamber.

The works will also involve laying of new 150 mm diameter ferrous pipe for raw water delivery approximately 24m long, completion of an elevated pressed treated water steel tank of approximately 145m3 located at Milimani area in Moi’s bridge. In addition, masonry tank of 225m3 one at Kware Primary School will also be repaired under the programme.The Site is located at Moi’s Bridge and Matunda towns of Kakamega and Uasin Gishu Counties. Meanwhile, the Board has planned to construct the first conventional sewerage treatment system in the area since sewerage system in the area ever since. Currently, residents in the area rely on pit latrines for sewerage treatments.

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