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Ministry Launch "Tulauke Emergency Water Trucking Program"

Kitui County Ministry of water has launched Tulauke Emergency Water Trucking Program for the whole county, the water chief officer Mr Kiilu a.k.a kasamba has said.

Emergency Water Trucking has been intensified in Kitui County to reduce water shortages ,The program being implemented by Tanathi Water Works Development Agency through KIMWASCO and KITWASCO and coordinated by Sub County Water Officers (SCWO’s) is a big boost towards provision of clean water.

Some of the areas and instituions supplied with water are Kinanie area, Malalani Secondary School, Waani Rock
catchment Masonary Tank, Muthungue and Kyamatu Health facilities in Voo/Kyamatu Ward, the program is expected to spread to all pheriperial water scarcity areas across the county

On 13th and 15th July 2019, the program was extended to Malalani and Endau markets, Twambui Shopping Center, Yiuku, Katooni, Kathua, Walanzaani, Makutano ma Malalani, Malalani Dispensary, Ikisaya and Yiuku Primary School in Endau/Malalani Ward of Kitui East Sub County.

Mid this week {July 17}, water trucking was extended to several institutions in Mwingi West Sub County through KITWASO

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Residents of Kitui benefit

Thousands of residents of Kitui East subcounty will benefit from reliable water supply with the construction of 20 sand dams and wells

The Italian government and the EU have funded the project for Sh20 million to end perennial water scarcity.

It was implemented by the European Committee for Training and Agriculture in partnership with Kitui’s Sahelian Solutions Foundation, and coordinated by the National Drought Management Authority.

President Uhuru Lauches Water projects

The President Uhuru Kenyatta launches the Sh1.4 billion Kiambere-Mwingi water project at Kyuso in Mwingi North Constituency formerly represented in Parliament by Mr Musyoka.

The project that is being funded by the Italian government will provide water to more than 150,000 residents in Kyuso and Tseikuru among other parts of the larger Mwingi sub-county.

It will also ensure water tanks are supplied to schools in the area.

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TAWWDA In the fight for Corona Virus

Hand washing containers and soap by Aspac international through TAWWDA for use in Mavoko and Kitengela. Present is Ag CEO TAWWDA

The CS Cecily Kariuki directs water Agencies to ensure adequate supply for handwashing

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Thwake Dam project continues as Covid-19 pandemic bites

Thwake Dam is 32 per cent complete, the contractor, China Gezhouba Group Company (CGGC) has said and allayed fears that work will stall in light of effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Representative Apopo Lentana said engineers had embarked on major works including erecting a mega tunnel to divert water from River Athi to dry land for excavation works at the main river base.

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Thwake Multi Purpose Water Development Program

We work hard every day to make Thwake Dam Project one of Kenya’s most respected and trusted Vision 2030 flagship brands. We are committed to execute our project as we focus on strengthening the economies of Makueni, Kitui and Machakos counties through the success of primary industries and the subsequent growth of associated secondary and tertiary industries around our project site.

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Members of Contract Implementation Team (CIT) from the Ministry of Water, Sanitation and Irrigation, on Wednesday, June 3, 2020 toured the ongoing works at Thwake Multipurpose Water Development Program (TMWDP) to check on the progress.

The Ministry is currently implementing the construction of Thwake Dam Embankment and Associated Works Phase 1. The first phase, which is currently on course, involves construction of an 80.5m high multi-purpose dam (688 million cubic meter storage capacity) and associated preliminary works needed to enable implementation of other three phases.
The team, comprising of engineers, geologists, and finance specialists, appointed by the Principal Secretary, Ministry of Water, Sanitation and Irrigation, plays a critical role in overseeing the Contract implementation, achieving project objectives and deliver results and outputs.
Ms. China Gezhouba Group Co. Ltd, is the Contractor for this project which is located approximately 184 kilometers South East of Nairobi across River Athi in Kitui and Makueni counties.

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