Lake Victoria North Water Services Board has received a Shs1.7 billion funding from the Belgium Government for the implementation of Vihiga Water Supply Project in Vihiga County.

Elgeyo Marakwet County Governor Hon Alex Tanui Tolgos hosted our CEO Eng Alfred Amombo and his team in his office to discuss matters pertaining to Chebara institutions and Water in the county.

The Board members include Hon. Joseph .K. Lagat (Chairman), Hezron Ripko (Member), Robert Watangwa(Member), Jacinta Odhiambo(Member), Abdi Sheikh Mohamed(Member), Peter KiteloChongeiywo(Member), Robert Namunyi Wawire(Member), Isaac Kipyego Maiyo(Member)

Board donates water tanks in Uasin Gishu and Kakamega Counties Lake Victoria North Water Services Board has donated 10,000lts water tanks each to Shitoto Girls Secondary School and St. Lukes Shenderema Secondary School in Mumias East Constituency

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  • LVNWSB Chairman Joseph Lagat when he paid courtesy call to the Nandi County Commissioner
    LVNWSB Chairman Joseph Lagat when he paid courtesy call to the Nandi County Commissioner

    LVNWSB Chairman Joseph Lagat when he paid courtesy call to the Nandi County Commissioner

  • A water supply system for the Sengwers; The Kapcherop Water Supply Project
    A water supply system for the Sengwers; The Kapcherop Water Supply Project

    The indigenous people of Kapcherop Division


     

  • LVNWSB Chairman handing over Kabirirsang Water Project to the Nandi County government
    LVNWSB Chairman handing over Kabirirsang Water Project to the Nandi County government

    LVNWSB Chairman handing over Kabirirsang Water Project to the Nandi County government

  • Board shines in rural water supply
    Board shines in rural water supply

    It was another first for Lake Victoria North Water Services Board after being ranked the most improved Water Services Board in Kenya

  • Marathon
    Marathon

    The Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Water and Irrigation Hon. Eugene Wamalwa joined the Lake Victoria North Water Services Board led by the Chairman Hon. Joseph Lagat and CEO

Planned projects

Vihiga County is set to benefit from major water and sanitation programme targeting improvements for Water Supply and Sanitation Services in the greater Vihiga County and the neighboring Kisumu County – Maseno University.

The proposed gravity system shall cover the entire Vihiga cluster, mainly the area of coverage of Amatsi Water Services Company Limited (AWASCO) including Maseno, Mbale, Kaimosi,Sosiani and Vihiga Water supplies which currently serves about 30,912 people and its targeted to improve service to the schemes and serve about 60% of the total households in the schemes’ service areas.

Currently, the three schemes (Mbale, Maseno, Kaimosi) have pumping stations for the conveyance of water whose sources are rivers have full treatment plants while Sosiani and Vihiga draw their water from protected spring and therefore have partial treatment that involves nominal chlorine dosing.

The indigenous people of Kapcherop Division, Elgeyo Marakwet County, the Sengwers, are set to benefit from a major water supply project courtesy of Lake Victoria North Water Services Board. The Kapcherop Water Supply project estimated to cost over Kshs 108 million has been funded jointly by the World Bank and the Government of the Republic of Kenya, through the Ministry of Environment Water and Natural Resources under the Water and Sanitation Services Improvement Programme, additional financing (WaSSIP II).

The project which is mainly target the Sengwers, indigenous people of Kapcherop, is expected to be rolled out any time before the year ends.

The project comes hot on the heels of the Kapcherop Kapsowar Water Supply project which was recently completed under the first phase of the Water and Sanitation Improvement Project (WaSSIP I). However, due to elevation challenge, the first project could not serve the people living upstream of the project area where majority of indigenous people, the Sengwers live. In order to address their water demands, the Lake Victoria North Water Services Board, together with the leadership of the community sourced for additional funding for extension of the services to cover settlement clusters.