In a strategic effort to conclusively deal with the longstanding dispute between Bomet and Kericho Counties on the management of the Itare-Litein Bulk Water Supply, Kericho Deputy Governor H.E Eng.Fred Kirui has today engaged water stakeholders from both counties to iron out differences and get solutions to the long-standing dispute that has made taps in Bureti Sub County run dry.
After fruitful engagement, the team did a site visit to the source to experience firsthand the challenges the co-shared resource faced. The teams agreed that both counties to invest resources to make the project viable in the long term an effort the Deputy Governor promised to spearhead.
The team thereafter outlined immediate, medium, and long-term measures for water supply for Kericho and Bomet residents.
The Deputy Governor was flanked by LVWWDA CEO Christine O. Juma HSC, CECM Water from Bomet, Directors of water service providers from both counties and other water stakeholders.