It’s was a new dawn for Kajiado residents yesterday as Hon. Cabunet Secretary Eugene Wamalwa commissioned various projects in the County accompanied by Kajiado Governor H.E Joseph Ole Lenku MD for Athi Water Services Board Eng_Thuita Principal Secretary for Water Prof Fred Segor and Chairman of Athi Water Services Board Wachira Keen.
Athi Water Services Board has drilled 50 boreholes with support from the Ministry of Water.Yesterday, Oloilalei Borehole was launched.
The Cabinet Secretary stated that the Kajiado Rural project aims at reducing the impact of frequent drought being experienced In the ASAL areas.Over 75,000 residents within Kajiado County will receive clean affordable water upon completion of the project.
The project scope includes drilling and equipping of boreholes, construction of pump houses, Water kiosks, troughs, pipeline and fencing.
The communities will be trained on boreholes management with support from Kajiado County Government
The Cabinet Secretary also commissioned Oloitokitok Water Supply and Sanitation Project which will help rehabilitate existing water supply, installation of solar panels, laying of 16 km water supply system and construction of trunk sewerlines
During the official groundbreaking ceremony at Oloitokitok the CS and Kajiado County Governor Joseph Ole Lenku took part in an excavation exercise for the construction of 20km trunk and lateral sewer lines.
The Cabinet Secretary assured residents of Kajiado County that water and sanitation challenges will be adequately addressed and that projects will be implemented under the set timelines.
Below are various photos from the said functions.