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Nairobi residents to go without water for two days

13 September 2016, 21:20

Nairobi – Residents living in Nairobi are to go without water for two days due to maintenance by the Nairobi City Water and Sewerage Company.

According to the Daily Nation parts of Nairobi will go with no water on Thursday and Friday.

The Ngethu water treatment plant will be affected where close to 85% of Nairobi will be affected.

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The plant will be shut down to allow a reservoir outlet valve to be installed in Gigiri.

The valve burst on August 23 at the Utalii College section, leading to an acute shortage of water in the city centre.

Nairobi City Water and Sewerage Company said that the maintenance should allow for better production of water, ensuring effective distribution within the city and its environs.

“The Nairobi City Water and Sewerage Company would like to inform its esteemed customers that there will be a scheduled shutdown of the of the Ngethu water treatment plant on Thursday, September 15, 2016 and Friday September 16, 2016,” read the statement.

The following areas affected is the whole of the city centre, University of Nairobi main campus, Coca-Cola factory, Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, EPZ Athi River and areas along Mombasa Road.

Other affected places are the whole of Industrial Area, areas along Juja Road, Jogoo Road, Outer Ring Road, Kangundo Road, Thika Road, areas along Limuru Road, Karen, Mountain View, Naivasha Road and Kangemi.


- News24

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