THE perennial water experienced in Narok town will be a thing of the past following the launch of a construction of a multi-billion water project that aims to expand water supply in town funded by the
During a ground breaking ceremony officiated by Deputy President
The ground breaking which is the second face of the project after laying off of pipes will see 150,000 more people get running water in Narok town and its environs in their taps once completed.
The project runs up to 2020 and the construction will be done in phases.
He said plans were underway to also get a donor to fund the construction of the sewer system in the town which currently depends on manholes and septic tanks.
"I would also wish the government of
He also says putting up a sewer system in the town would cost an additional Sh15 billion of which the county government cannot raise at ago. "Not unless we get a donor who can fund the program it may be impossible to put up the sewer system for now," said
For now, the residents of Narok have been left at the mercy of water vendors (Boozers) who exploit them and sometimes supply them with water that is not fit for human consumption leading to the increase of water borne diseases in the county.
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