Residents of Nairobi are experiencing a never seen prolonged shortage of water as the The cabinet secretary in the Ministry of Water and Irrigation Eugene Wamalwa begins his campaigns for the Nairobi governorship position.
The most hit areas include Kasarani Area, Hunters Mwiki, Roysambu, Kahawa West, Kilimani Area, Jamuhuri, Karen, Eastleigh area e.t.c
No official communication has been issued by Nairobi Water on what is exactly is happening as Governor Evans Kidero goes mute. Attempts to reach Nairobi water Company to address the issue have failed.
The situation has forced the affected residents to spend hours looking for water, often risking their lives and health. Water vendors who many believe are the water cartels are ripping big from their sells.
Reactions from some of the affected persons on social media;
Do we not have any actions regarding water situation in Nairobi and its environs? What is the purpose of the page when grievances raised are not acted upon forth-while.
Nairobi water can you please do something about the issue of no water in Roysambu.Since sunday today thursday no water.Its so sickening when you cannot repair the burst pipe along Lumumba drive.Can you do something about it because personally i take it as some people are sleeping on their jobs
you have really messed us up at kasarani kise area. This is a month now since we saw water. For your information cholera is on the way in this area and the blame will be squarely on you.
Hello, what is causing stop supply of water to kahawa west estate? When is supply expected to resume? It is imperative to advise us ahead of time for planning purposes.
we have water supply problem in KASARANI SEASON AREA for three weeks now and you have not corrected the problem.Do i have to remind you that water is life,,,,,,someone must be sleeping on their job,,,,