The CS Ministry of Water & Sanitation Hon. Simon Chelugui accompanied by Vihiga County Governor Hon. Wilberforce Ottichilo Ground Breaking of Kaimosi Water Supply Projec

Kakamega Water Supply System in Chepsonoi - Tindinyo

The Deputy President H.E. William S. Ruto presiding over the Commissioning of The Ellegerini Pipeline & Expansion of Kapsoya Treatment Works in Eldoret town, Uasin Gishu County.

Commissioning of the Chwele-Terem-Nalondo Water Supply Project in Bungoma County

The Board of Directors of the Lake Victoria North Water Works Development Agency in their first familiarization visit at the headquarters

'LVNWWDA Chairman Hon. Dr. Julius Kones in commissioning of a number of water projects in the Agency's service area'

The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission Chairman His Grace Rtd. Arch Bishop Dr. Eliud Wabukala pays visit to the Lake Victoria North Water Works Development Agency. He was received by the Chairman Hon. Dr. Julius Kones.

The EACC Chairman His Grace Rtd. Arch Bishop Dr. Eliud Wabukala pays Courtesy call to the LVNWWDA. He was received by the Chairman Hon. Dr. Julius Kones and CEO Eng. Mulama

A Community Water Point for Our Lady of Fatima Church in Uasin Gishu County

Board and Staff of LVNWWDA in a courtesy call to the Uasin Gishu County Government during Commissioning of Projects in the County

LVNWWDA Chairman Hon. Dr. Julius Kones commissioning the Chemaluk Community Water Supply project in Uasin Gishu County

LVNWWDA Direc tor Mr. Douglas Kiplimo Tanui Commissioning a community water project

Board of Directors and Management of LVNWWDA in a planning retreat in Naivashal

Vihiga County Governor Hon. Dr. Wilber Ottichilo with the CEO Eng. Mulama and Staff when he paid courtesy call to LVNWWDA

Board of Directors and Management of LVNWWDA at the Agency's headquarters

DP HE. Dr. William S. Ruto welcomed by the Chairman of LVNWWDA Hon. Dr. Julius Kones and CEO Eng. Boniface Mulama at our stand during the International Sanitation Conference in Nairobi.

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Lake Victoria North Water Works Development Agency (LVNWWDA) is one of the eight Water Works Development Agencies established under the Water Act 2016 section 65(1), as part of the reforms in the water sector with the mandate of development of water and sanitation infrastructure projects within their respective areas of jurisdiction on behalf of the national government. The Agency was established on 26th April, 2019 through gazette notice no. 28.    

 

 

The Mandate

The main mandate of the Agency is to undertake development of water and sanitation infrastructure projects within its area of jurisdiction on behalf of the national government.

 

Geographical Coverage

Lake Victoria North Water Works Development Agency (LVNWWDA) serves the counties of Bungoma, Kakamega, Vihiga, Busia, Uasin Gishu, Trans-Nzoia and Nandi. The total coverage area of the Agency’s mandate is approximately 15,356 sq. km, with an estimated population of about 7.0 million.

 

Core Business of the Agency

The specific functions of the Lake Victoria North Water Works Development Agency as per the Water Act 2016 are —

  1. Undertake the development, maintenance and management of the national public water works within its area of jurisdiction;
  2. Operate the waterworks and provide water services as a water service provider, until such a time as responsibility for the operation and management of the waterworks are handed over to a county government, joint committee, authority of county governments or water services provider within whose area of jurisdiction or supply the waterworks is located;
  3. Provide reserve capacity for purposes of providing water services where pursuant to section 103, the Regulatory Board orders the transfer of water services functions from a defaulting water services provider to another licensee;
  4. Provide technical services and capacity building to such county governments and water services providers within its area as may be requested; and
  5.  Provide to the Cabinet Secretary technical support in the discharge of his or her functions under the Constitution and this Act.

 

Vision

‘’To be an Agency of excellence in provision of water and sanitation services for all in our area of jurisdiction’’

 

Mission

“To develop, maintain and manage Water and Sanitation Infrastructure for increased provision of adequate, safe, affordable and accessible services in our area of jurisdiction.”

 

Core Values

Lake Victoria North Water Works Development Agency is guided by the following set of fundamental values that shape its culture as it seeks to achieve leadership in quality service delivery:

a) Integrity:  The organization will endeavor to operate above Agency in all its operations

b) Quality Services The organization will endeavor to provide services that meet the expectations of its customers.

c) Good Governance The organization will conduct its affairs in a transparent and accountable manner; and seek stakeholder participation in decision-making process..

d) Team Spirit: The organization will seek to have an organization built on teamwork and high level of discipline.

e) Environmental Protection The organization will remain a committed advocate of sustainable environment in all its dealing.

 

 

Strategic Objectives

The overall objective of Lake Victoria North Water Works Development Agency is to develop quality water and sanitation infrastructure for the supply of the people living within the Agency’s area. The specific objectives and the attendant strategies are presented below:

1. Strengthen Institutional Capacity

  1. Strengthen capacity of institutions;
  2. Introduce Information Communication Technology(ICT);
  3. Institutionalize Good Governance practices;
  4. Improve performance and team working within the Agency area;
  5. Improve physical facilities at the HQs 

2. Improve Institutional Sustainability.

  1. Increase revenue;
  2. Increase Investment options;
  3. Improve financial management and system;
  4. Reduce UFW/ NRW. 

3. Improve Service Coverage

  1. Increase Sanitation coverage;
  2. Improve and expand Water and Sanitation infrastructure;
  3. Seek funds for Peri-urban and Rural Projects. 

4. Improve Service Delivery

  1. Improve Water Supply Reliability;
  2. Improve Water and Sewage Effluent Quality. 

5. Strengthen Institutional Partnerships

  1. Reduce project ownership conflicts;
  2. Harmonize Development Plans. 

6. Strengthen Institutional Image

  1. Improve Stakeholders' Communications;
  2. Institutionalize CSR;
  3. Improve Customer relations;
  4. Improve the office layout. 

7. Mainstream Cross – cutting and Pro-poor Issues

  1. Institute dialogue on Bill of rights in the new constitution;
  2. Implement Gender, HIV/AIDS, and Disability policies;
  3. Accelerate implement MDGs and Vision 2030 projects;
  4. Reduce impact of Environmental degradation. 

WATER SERVICES PROVIDERS

The Board has appointed five Urban Water Service Providers for direct provision of water and sanitation services in the various urban areas within its coverage. The Water Service Providers include:

a) Eldoret Water and Sanitation Company: serving Eldoret town and its environs.

b) Nzoia Water Services Company: serving the towns of Kitale, Webuye, Kimilili and Bungoma.

c) Western Water Services Company: serving the towns of Kakamega, Busia, Mumias, Butere and Nambale.

d) Amatsi Water Services Company: serving Luanda, Majengo, Chavakali, Kaimosi, Maseno University and Mbale.

e) Kapsabet Nandi Water and Sanitation Company: serving Kapsabet town and its environs

 

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