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Nairobi residents set to go without water

29 June 2015, 18:14 Victor Tinto

Nairobi - Nairobi residents have been warned to expect water shortages this week.

The NairobibCounty Water and Sewerage Company NCWSC has said Monday that there will be a shortage Wednesday and Thursday to allow maintenance of the Ng'ethu Water Plant.

Most areas of the city will suffer as a result.

" The Nairobi City Water and Sewerage Company Ltd would like to inform its esteemed customers that there will be a scheduled shutdown of the Nge’thu Water Treatment Plant on Wednesday 1 July 2015 from 6am to Thursday, 2 July 2015 at 6pm," it said.

" The shutdown will enable maintenance works to be done at the plant inlet – phase dividing chamber which will further enhance water production," the company said.

The whole of the city centre, University of Nairobi main campus, Coca-Cola factory, Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and EPZ in Athi River will be affected, as will South B and South C estates and surrounding areas.

" Whilst every effort will be made to restore the supply of water, we request all customers in the affected areas to use their storage water sparingly during the period of the interruption. Any inconvenience is highly regretted," the company added.

industrial area will  also go without water as will estates on Juja Road, Mlango Kubwa, Mathare, Eastleigh Airforce Base, Huruma, Kariobangi, and Pangani will go without out for the two days.

Jogoo Road, Maringo, Buru Buru and Bahati will also be affected as will Baba Dogo, Dandora, Umoja, Donholm, Fedha, Tassia, Avenue Park, Nyayo Embakasi, Thika Road, Kangundo Road, Limuru Road and Mountain View.

Others affected will be areas around the United Nations in Gigiri, Muthaiga, University of Nairobi School of Law and the City Park area.

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