Nairobi: 2-Day Water Supply Disruption Hits the City

Repair works will see most parts of the city cut off from the water supply

Nairobians are bracing themselves for a 2-day disruption of water supply to most parts of the city following an announcement by Nairobi City Water and Sewerage Company Ltd.

Nairobi Water MD Eng. Nahashon Muguna informed customers of a ‘major leakage’ on the raw water pipeline from Mwagu water intake along Chania River to Ngethu Water Treatment Plant, necessitating a complete shutdown of the treatment plant from 6am on Thursday, March 10 to 6pm on Friday, March 11.

The repair works will see thousands of businesses and households cut off from the water supply. While apologizing for the inconvenience, Nairobi water urged residents to use water sparingly during the interruption period.

See below the full list of affected areas;

  1. The entire city centre, University of Nairobi main campus, Coca Cola factory, Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and EPZ-Athi River
  2. Areas along Mombasa Road, South C, South B and surrounding estates
  3. The whole of Industrial Area and Upperhill
  4. Areas along Juja Road: Mlango Kubwa, Mathare, Eastleigh Air Force Base, Huruma, Kariobangi, Pangani, Eastleigh
  5. Areas along Jogoo Road: Maringo, Bahati, Buru Buru and surrounding estates.
  6. Areas along Outer Ring Road: Baba Dogo, Dandora, Dandora KCC factory, Umoja 1 &2, Donholm, Fedha, Tassia, Avenue Park, Nyayo Embakasi
  7. Areas along Kangundo road: Ruai, Kayole, Komarock estate and Njiru.
  8. Areas along Thika Road: Kenya Breweries, Kenyatta University, Kahawa Barracks, Kasarani, Mwiki, Kahawa Sukari, Garden Estate and Thome Estate
  9. Areas along Limuru Road: Parklands, Ngara, Aga Kgan Hospital, UoN School of Law, City Park, Gigiri, United Nations – Gigiri and Muthaiga
  10. Areas along Naivasha Road and Kikuyu Road, Kawangware, Riruta/Satellite, Uthiru, Ndwaru Road, Mountain View and Kangemi, Uthiru and Waithaka
  11. Areas along James Gichuru road and Waiyaki Way; Riverside, Westlands, Lavington, Kilimani and Kileleshwa.
  12. Areas along Lang’ata Road: Madaraka estate and estates in Lang’ata, Kibera and Karen.

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