No water for Nairobians starting Wednesday

Feb, 1st 2021 – There will be an interruption of water supply in parts of Nairobi specifically to customers served from Kabete Water Works.

In a statement on Monday, the Nairobi Sewerage company said the interruption will start on February 3rd at 6 am to February 4th at 6 am. Areas affected will be Riruta, Kawangware, Dagoretti Corner and Ngando, Kilimani, city mortuary, Kenyatta National Hospital, Nairobi hospital, Coptic hospital, State House.

Other areas include Lavington, Kileleshwa, Kibera, Forces memorial hospital, Kemri, Kenyatta Market, and areas along Gitanga road among others.

The Nairobi water company has related the scheduled outage to an upgrade of the Uthiru Pumps and Dagoretti Pumps suctions. Residents in the affected areas have been advised to reserve and use water sparingly before and during the period of interruption.

“The shutdown is to facilitate upgrading of the Uthiru Pumps and Dagoretti Pumps suctions,” Nairobi water said.

According to the Company, the pumping station at Kabete water works is being upgraded to ensure an additional of 25000m3 of water to Karen, Uthiru, Riruta, Satelite and Kawangware areas. Residents have been advised to store and use water sparingly before and during the period.

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