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 […]

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 […]

October 23, 2020

Megapipes Solutions brings sustainable sanitation to Kenya

Proper sanitation and stormwater management remain as two of the major challenges for devolved governments in Kenya as they grapple to improve on service delivery to citizens. Bringing innovative solutions and providing and maintaining safe off-site and decentralized sanitation systems, cannot happen without new investment and human technical capacity – particularly considering the growing population […]

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