Vocational training needed across the whole water industry
September 7, 2021

New sanitation system in Narok will raise living standards for generations to come

Eng. Ranjit Singh Rupra of Mangat I.B. Patel (MIBP) Limited, Consulting Engineers, who designed and managed the project reported that the cost of installing the sewage system in Narok has been cheaper and took a very short time compared to using concrete pipes which are traditionally the materials of choice. One of the advantages of […]

Potable Water Upgrade for Homabay Residents
September 7, 2021

Potable Water Upgrade for Homabay Residents

With Weholite, raw material properties have been combined with advanced production technology to create a lightweight engineered solution with superior loading capacity that is chemically inert and provides an extremely long service life. This means that designers, owners and operators can be confident that Weholite HDPE systems will have an in-service life of at least […]

Can Kenya from global floods?
August 13, 2021

Can Kenya from global floods?

The last few weeks have seen Europe and parts of Asia experiencing floods that have claimed the lives of just under 250 in Europe, over 200 in India and around 300 in China. In addition to this terrible loss of life is the catastrophic cost of the damage caused by floodwaters, which will run into […]

Africities 2022 offers an opportunity to examine water issues
July 25, 2021

Africities 2022 offers an opportunity to examine water issues

Kisumu County, Kenya, will host Africities 9 from 26-30 April 2022, under the auspices of the Pan-African Organisation of United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG Africa). The theme will be ‘The role of intermediary cities in Africa in the implementation of the UN Agenda 2030 and the African Union Agenda 2063’. Intermediary cities […]

June 30, 2021

Water is the Foundation of the Big Four Agenda

The Big Four Agenda, announced by President Uhuru Kenyatta in late 2017, has four main pillars. Enhancing Manufacturing, Food Security and Nutrition, Universal Health Coverage, and Affordable Housing. Affordable housing implies the development of adequate, standardized, and well-spaced houses with a continuous supply of clean water and electricity. The supply of clean water continues to be […]

Vocational training needed across the whole water industry
June 15, 2021

Vocational training needed across the whole water industry

According to UNESCO, the demand for water will increase by more than 55% until the year 2050, due to the exponential growth of the human population in all countries and this is highlighted in Kenya, where population growth, urban migration and urban growth has led to an increased demand for safe and clean water. To […]

Can Kenya from global floods?
May 31, 2021

Time for sustainable solutions to flooding in Nairobi

Devastation. That is what we have experienced in Nairobi and other parts of the country in the last few weeks. All because of floods. And floods have a devastating effect on us all. The ongoing heavy rains have led to loss of human life, damage to property, destruction of crops and loss of livestock. Images […]

May 12, 2021

Water – not an infinite resource in Kenya

Everyone takes water for granted and this begets complacency. Water may seem like a limitless resource, considering that most of the planet is covered in it. But freshwater, the kind that we need for drinking, farming and to sustain life itself, isn’t infinite.  The United Nations Environment Program has predicted that half the globe’s population […]

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March 6, 2021

Kenyan factory to develop local skills and manufacture WASH solution products

Construction of an HDPE pipe factory in Ruiru, Kiambu County started in February after the county and national government authorities gave the nod..Megapipes Solutions Limited, the latest entrant into the Kenyan market is constructing a factory for manufacturing of large diameter plastic pipes, namely structured wall HDPE pipes (Weholite) for WASH Projects in Kenya and neighboring […]

January 5, 2021

Water solutions to aid the most vulnerable

The Covid-19 pandemic has starkly illustrated how multiple water security risks affect the lives and livelihoods of millions of people across Africa, Kenya included.  The pandemic has compounded the severity of the impacts resulting from water-related climate hazards, such as floods, droughts and cyclones.  Ensuring water infrastructure functions with affordable, reliable and safe services in […]

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