Nairobi Water Cuts Continue Despite Full Dams
Nairobi residents will continue grappling with water shortages and rationing even though the Ndakaini and Sasumua dams are full following heavy rains in the Aberdares. Nairobi City Water and Sewerage Company Managing Director, Nahashon Muguna, says the existing pipes can pump 525,600 cubic metres per day, which is well below the daily water demand of the city's growing population.
How to End Nairobi's Water Crisis
Nation, 23 December 2019
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