*KERICHO TO HAVE EXPANDED WATER SYSTEM EARLY NEXT YEAR*
The ongoing expansion of water system within Kericho municipality is scheduled to be completed by April next year.
This was revealed on August 27th during a consultative meeting between the County Government of Kericho and Lake Victoria South Water Works Development Agency (LVSWWDA) at the county headquarters.
According to the agency's chairman board of directors ,Mr.Dan Omino,the Ksh.1bn project being funded by KFW Bank and the Government of Kenya,was slightly behind schedule due to the existing Coronavirus pandemic but LVSWWDA has enhanced supervision and oversight to make sure that there was a Rapid Response Initiative(RRI) arrangement with the contractor to ensure they recover from the outstanding 20 percent level of works.
Kericho Deputy Governor,H.E.Susan Kikwai who spoke after receiving a donation of water storage tanks and handwashing facilities from the water agency,said upon completion,the new Kimugu water project will inject an additional 13 million litres of water daily serving upto 200,000 residents.
The meeting also discussed the need for building synergy among different entities and institutions so as to avoid duplication of efforts and wastage of public resources.