The CS Ministry of Water & Sanitation Hon. Simon Chelugui among others when they paid a courtesy call to the Uasin Gishu County Governor H.E. Hon. Jackson Manadago

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

CS Water & Sanitation visits the LVNWSB stand during the 2018 World Water Day Celebrations held at the Mwasere Girls High School, Voi Sub-County, Taita-Taveta County

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.

'The Board of Directors and Management of LVNWSB in a retreat for development of various policies at The English Point Hotel in Mombasa'

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

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Terem-Nalondo-Chwele Water Supply Project has been officially commissioned.

30 October 2018

Terem-Nalondo-Chwele Water Supply Project was officially commissioned

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It is a sigh of relief for residents of Mumias Municipality and its environs with the coming into operation of the ultramodern Mumias Water Supply plant. The plant, whose construction has been going on for the last two years, was implemented by Lake Victoria North Water Services Board with joint financial support from the Government of the Republic of Kenya and World Bank through the International Development Association at a cost of over Kshs 1.6 billion. The Water Supply was constructed by a Chinese firm, Jiangxi Zhongmei Engineering Construction Co. Ltd and supervised by Mangat, I.B Patel and Partners Consulting Engineers.

Lake Victoria North Water Services Board has come up with a programme to incorporate extension of water supply to the informal settlements in its urban projects. The first towns to benefit from this programme are Eldoret and Mumisa towns. The Board sets to expand pipeline to select informal settlements in the two towns under the Water and Sanitation Improvements Programme, WaSSIP- Additional Financing. In this issue we shall highlight the case of the Mumias Informal Settlements Water Supply Programme.

As part of the Board’s corporate social responsibility and paying back to the community, the Board donated a 5,000m3 to Mwikhomo Primary School.

The tank donation was done during the annual joint thanksgiving service for the uniformed disciplined services, their families and the western region at the St. Josephs Cathedral, Kakamega on the 30th August, 2014. The event was presided over by Rt. Rev. Salesius Mugambi, the Bishop in Charge of the uniformed disciplined services of Kenya, and attended by His Excellency Hon. Wycliffe Ambetsa Oparanya, the Governor, Kakamega County.

The Government of Kenya has rolled out a water harvesting and storage programme for harvesting and storage of rain water. The programme involves construction of small dams and water pans in the rural areas for storage of rain water surface run off for both domestic uses, as well as for agricultural purposes including irrigation and souerce of drinking water for animals and livestock.

The indigenous people of Kapcherop Division, Elgeyo Marakwet County, the Sengwers, are set to benefit from a major water supply project courtesy of Lake Victoria North Water Services Board.
The Kapcherop Water Supply project estimated to cost over Kshs 108 million has been funded jointly by the World Bank and the Government of the Republic of Kenya, through the Ministry of Environment Water and Natural Resources under the Water and Sanitation Services Improvement Programme, additional financing (WaSSIP II).
The project which is mainly target the Sengwers, indigenous people of Kapcherop, is expected to be rolled out any time before the year ends.
An overhead tank constructed in the first phase of the Kapcherop Kapsowar Water Supply Project
An overhead tank constructed in the first phase of the Kapcherop Kapsowar Water Supply Project

It was another first for Lake Victoria North Water Services Board after being ranked the most improved Water Services Board in Kenya in sanitation coverage nationally in addition to also being the most improved in both water and sanitation coverage in the rural areas of the country.

This was according the 2012/2013 Annual Water Sector Review Report, an annual publication published by state department of water under the Ministry of Environment, Water and Natural Resources to show annual trends in water and sanitation services provision in the country.