List of Nairobi Estates That'll Experience Water Shortage

  • The Nairobi City Water and Sewerage Company (NCWSC) has announced a water shortage in a number of estates in Nairobi and its environs.

    The shortage will be experienced from Tuesday, December 21, 2021, from 6 am. to 6 pm on Wednesday, December 22, 2021.

    In a statement, NCWSC explained that there would be a partial shutdown of the Ngethu Water Treatment Plant.

    Undated file image of woman washing hands from a water tap.
    Undated file image of woman washing hands from a water tap.

    The shutdown will facilitate the interconnection of the new Kiambu-Embakasi pipeline to the Ngethu Gigiri transmission pipeline at Kiambu reservoir in readiness to transfer water to Embakasi, Mihango, Utawala and Ruai areas.

    Areas that will be affected include; 

    The whole of the city centre, University of Nairobi main campus, Coca-cola factory, Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, EPZ-Athi River and Mlolongo area.

    Estates along Mombasa road such as; South B, South C and the neighbourhoods including Embakasi Area will be affected while areas along Juja road such as Maringo, Buruburu and the surrounding estates.

    Areas along the outer-ring road including; Baba Dogo, Dandora, Dandora KCC factory, Umoja Estate 1 and 2, Donholm, Fedha, Tassia, Avenue Park and Nyayo Embakasi.

    Areas along Kagundo road such as; Ruai, Kayole, Komarock estate, Mwiki and Njiru.

    Areas along Thika road; Kenya Breweries, Kenyatta University, Kahawa Barracks, Kasarani, Mwiki, Kahawa Sukari, Garden Estate and Thome Estate.

    Areas along Limuru road: Parklands, Ngara area, Aga Khan Hospital, University of Nairobi - School of Law and City Park Area, Gigiri, United Nation- Gigiri and Muthaiga.

    Areas along Naivasha road and Kikuyu Road, Kawangware, Riruta/Satellite, Uthiru and Ndwaru Road.

    Areas along James Gichuru Road, Langata Road and Waiyaka way, Riverside, Westlands, Lavington, Kilimani and Kileleshwa.

    Areas along Lang'ata Road: Madaraka, Lang'ata and Kibra.

    NCWSC urged its customers to use water sparingly during the period of interruption.

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