PROJECT WAS TO END EN­DEMIC PROB­LEM

The Star (Kenya) - - Counties Eastern -

Mwingi water cri­sis has been en­demic. In Au­gust last year, Tanathi Water Ser­vices Board cor­po­rate af­fairs chief man­ager Daudi Ki­tonga said the 105km se­cond phase of the Ki­ambere-Mwingi Water Pipe­line Project would pro­vide water to 56,000 res­i­dents in Mwingi North con­stituency. He said the Sh1.4 bil­lion project would end the peren­nial water short­age in Tseikuru, Kyuso and Mu­moni sub­coun­ties. Ki­tonga spoke at Kala­tine trad­ing cen­tre in Mu­moni South dur­ing a pub­lic meet­ing on the project. He said res­i­dents of Kala­tine, Mukong’a and Ngu­un­gani would also get water. Dur­ing the meet­ing, Ki­tonga in­tro­duced of­fi­cials of Mark­ers Con­sult­ing, which car­ried out an en­vi­ron­men­tal im­pact as­sess­ment.

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