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Mystery of half-empty Ndakaini Dam despite heavy rains - 9 months ago, 25 Apr 23:38

By: Nicholas Komu Co ...

Nairobi residents will continue grappling with water rationing as mystery of lack of water at Ndakaini Dam despite heavy rains at the Aberdares deepens.

While meteorological reports indicate that the Aberdares region had received heavy rains of more than 100mm in the past few weeks – enough to have recharged the aquifers and perhaps fill the 70 million cubic metre dam – Ndakaini remains the only dam in Kenya that has not benefited from the ongoing rains.

The implication of this is that six million city residents will be at the mercy of water vendors.

READ: Sonko targets water cartels in clean-up

Lately, water vending has turned out to be a multimillion shilling venture, with new bowsers criss-crossing city estates selling water.

WATER CARTELS
Ndakaini Dam Coordinator Job Kihamba, while taking the Nation crew on a tour of the dam, denied reports that there are cartels leaking the dam’s water to ...
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