National Water Harvesting and Storage Authority

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A lady from Turkana looks as WSA drills one of the boreholes in region
Magnificent complete Chemususu Dam
Construction of Siyoi Dam in Progress
NWHSA visits a children's home in Mombasa
NWHSA is honored during ASK Show 2016
NWHSA was ranked 3rd best water institution in water and water waste management
Acting CEO is introduced to staff by Board Chairman
Ag. CEO Eng. Sammy M. Mburu making his remarks during a management meeting
Rapid Results Initiative Launch
Event Held on 24th May 2018 and Presided by His Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta
Ongoing construction of Siyoi - Muruny Dam in West Pokot County
NWHSA upholds high standards in large dam construction
World Water Day 2018- Held in Ikanga, Coast Province Kenya
Our Engineer Alex Samba assist one of the visitors to sign a guest book in our stand
Kenya National Dam Conference 2018
CS, Ministry of Water and Sanitation delivering his key note speech

Project Updates

Chemususu Dam

The dam is located in Baringo County, Koibatek District and has a capacity of 15 million cubic meters or 15 billion litres. Chemususu Dam discharges 35,000 cubic metres or 35 million litres of water per day. It was designed to serve at least 50% of Baringo County population which includes towns and various institutions within the County.

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Soin-Koru Dam

The Soin-Koru Dam Development project is proposed to be located on the Nyando River in the vicinity of Muhoroni in the Western part of Kenya. It shall be 60km from Kisumu City and 5km upstream of Muhoroni town. The Dam will be located in Kisumu and Kericho counties.

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Maruba Dam

In June 2010, NWCPC finalized rehabilitation of Maruba dam by raising the height of the embankment wall and spillway by 6 m. This increased the dam’s storage capacity from 0.60 Million m3 to 2.45 Million m3.  Increase in storage volume has ensured increase in water supply to Machakos Town and its environs from 2,050 m3/day to 8,700m3/day. 

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Siyoi - Muruny Dam

The proposed Muruny Dam is located near Kapsait Primary School at Murkokoi Center which is approximately 43km from Kapenguria Town. The site location is covered on SK Map 75/4 Cherangany at GPS coordinates 36 N 0761064 and UTM 0129350, elevation 2690 masl at the riverbed. The project area lies within the Rift Valley Drainage Basin. River Muruny emanates from Cherangany Hills and flows in a North Eastern direction before finally draining into Lake Turkana.

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Bosto Dam

The Government of Kenya through NWCPC has prioritized development of the Bosto Dam Water Supply Project in Bomet County. This is one of the main Vision 2013 flagship projects that aim to provide potable water to all in line with constitutional provisions and the right to water and Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).

The proposed dam will be 45m high zoned rockfill dam with an impermeable clay core. The capacity of the reservoir will be 29.5Million cubic meters. Treatment works will have capacity of 80,000m3/day with appropriate water system network and storage facilities to serve an initial population of 550,000 with a coverage area of 1050KM 2.

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Kiserian Dam

Kiserian dam is located along Kiserian River about 2kms from Kiserian Township and will supply water to Kiserian, Ongata Rongai and parts of Ngong’ townships. The present (2010) total population of the area is about 124,000 people with a water demand of 8,450m3   per day. The 18m high dam will store 1.22Mm3 of water and supply 15,700m3  per day of water to the townships which will meet the future (2020) water demand.

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Brief from the Chair

Brief from the Chair

We are delighted to transit from National Water Conservation & Pipeline Corporation (NWCPC) to National Water Harvesting and Storage Authority (WSA). This...

Transition

Transition

National Water Harvesting and Storage Authority (NWHSA), was established by the Water Act 2016. NWHSA is a parastatal under the Ministry of Water and Sanitatio...

Who we are

Who we are

National Water Harvesting and Storage Authority (WSA) was established under the Water Act 2016, as an autonomous agency reporting to the Ministry of Water and...

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