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.

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