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PUBLIC CONSULTATION MEETING ON LICENCE APPLICATION

KIWASCO and WASREB held a Public stakeholder consultation meeting on License renewal on 1st of March 2022 at Sunset Hotel, in accordance with the Water Act 2016 and the Constitution of Kenya 2010. The invitees included Stakeholders representing various groups in the City. This was a hybrid meeting with both virtual and physical attendance where […]

THE ROLE OF WATER UTILITIES IN CLIMATE CHANGE

By Thomas Odongo, MD Kisumu Water and Sanitation Company Ltd. Climate change threatens all of us and water is the primary vehicle through which we feel the impacts of climate change. To effectively address both water and climate challenges, we must bring climate change and water to the same table – into the same conversation: […]

ALL BOARD POSITIONS FINALLY FILLED

Ms. Dorcas Emily and Mr. Albert Ojonyo were appointed by the stakeholders to serve in Kiwasco Board at the Extra-Ordinary General Meeting (EGM) held on 1st October 2021. They will be representing Hospitality and Business community respectively. The stakeholders present were impressed as the two were bringing in wealth of experience from their respective careers. […]

KIWASCO MARKS THE WORLD RIVERS DAY

Kisumu Water and Sanitation Company joined the world in marking the World Rivers day. The company together with other stakeholders in Kisumu organized for a cleaning exercise of River Auji/Wigwa which drains into Lake Victoria. This river is affected by pollution due to domestic waste disposal along the banks which not only threaten the health […]

WASPA BI-MONTHLY MEETING HOSTED BY KIWASCO

Kisumu was privileged to host the WASPA Bi-monthly meeting which took place between 1st to 3rd September 2021. We had a number of activities lined up which included the Chairman’s dinner, the WASPA Bi-monthly meeting, tree planting at Nyalenda Oxidation Ponds and plant visit at the Dunga treatment plant plus a site visit to Kit […]

FEMALE BIKERS AIM FOR BETTER PERFORMANCE

KIWASCO has gone a notch higher to engage the female employees to acquire motorcycle riding skills and eventually have their own motorbikes to enhance efficiency at the work place. The ladies have for a long time depended on their male counterparts to take them to their work places. These ladies stepped out of their comfort […]

NEWLY APPOINTED DIRECTORS RETREAT FOR AN INDUCTION

The Board of Directors and Senior Management went for a 3-day retreat at Sentrim hotel in Naivasha in the month of March 2021. The retreat was partly sponsored by Kenya Integrated Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Project (KIWASH). The main aim of the retreat was to take the new Directors through an induction of the company […]

KIWASCO CALIBRATION LABORATORY GETS ACCREDITED BY KENAS

It was a colorful cocktail event on the night of March 25, 2021 as we celebrated the successful calibration of our water meter test bench laboratory. KIWASCO had just received the Accreditation Certificate from the Kenya Accreditation Service (KENAS) upon satisfying the requirements of ISO/IEC/ 17025:2017 for the competence of testing and calibration laboratory.  The […]