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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]

December 16, 2020

Kenya and the road towards Vision 2030

Amid the COVID 19 pandemic that has ravaged the world economy over the last year, the Kenyan government has continued to make positive strides towards infrastructure development. The planned expansion of roads, construction of affordable housing in urban centres and improvement of sanitation in the counties are among the key areas Kenya is working on […]

November 23, 2020

Megapipes Solutions Limited provides jobs and solves stormwater, sanitation and water storage issues in Kenya

A new Kenyan company that manufactures Weholite HDPE pipes for stormwater and sanitation solutions is to construct a World Class production facility in Ruiru, Kiambu County. This, according to company director Juerg Fluehmann will create up to 100 direct and 1000 indirect jobs. “The purpose of this project is to have local manufacturing of innovative, […]

November 17, 2020

Sanitation System for Narok County

Until mid-2020, Narok County had no sanitation system. The County had set aside a quarry near Narok town as a disposal area, but this was later shut down last year by the National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) after the quarry got full and was spilling into the adjacent Enkare Narok River. With the use of […]