ONGOING:KIZINGITINI WATER SUPPLY



ONGOING:KIZINGITINI WATER SUPPLY

Lamu Water and Sanitation Company(LAWASCO) Ag. Managing Director Paul Wainaina has today led a team of County engineers to
inspect and test the steel Elevated tank, Desalination plant and part of the reticulation system of the Kizingitini Water Project and household connections, ahead of its launch.

The Kizingitini Water Project is 80% complete and comprise of:

-The construction of a 21.21 Km water pipeline, which is 80% done

-Piping and connection of over 687 households, 80% done.

-Fabrication and installation of 15m high, 50m³ elevated steel tank, 98% done.

-Rehabilitation of existing Sumptank, 50% done.

-Desalination plant 5m³, 100% done.

-Solar generator, 100% done.

-Sanitation facilities, 100% done.

On its launch, the Kizingitini Water Project is projected to provide approximately 687 Kizingitini households and 4,624 residents access to clean tapped water, a historic first.

The Kizingitini Water Station, Co-funded by the National Government through Water Sector Trust Fund and the County Government of Lamu, will also serve the neighboring villages of Mbwajumwali and Mnyabogi.The pipeline construction in these villages is already underway.

Later in February 2021, H.E Governor Fahim Twaha is scheduled to host a delegation of Senior Officials from the Ministry of Water led by the CS Cicily Kariuki, Danish Ambassador to Kenya H.E Ambassador Ole Thonke and CEO Water Sector Trust Fund, Ismail Fahmy Shaiye for an inspection tour of the historic project in Kizingitini Village.

-Ends-

For more information contact:
Lamu County Government Communications Office at info@lamu.go.ke


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