Nairobi residents to go without water for 24 hours

Nairobi estates will be forced to go with water on Thursday and Friday.

This follows a statement released by Nairobi City Water and Sewerage Company announcing a supply interruption from 6 a.m. on Thursday, March 10th, 2022, to 6 p.m. on Friday, March 11th, 2022.

The company's managing director Nahason M. Muguna said the supply interruption was caused by a major leak on the raw water pipeline from Mwagu water intake along the Chania river to Ngethu Water Treatment Plant.

Some of the areas to be affected are the entire City Centre, University of Nairobi main campus, Coca-Cola Factory, Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, EPZ- Athi River, and areas along Mombasa Road: South B, South C, and their environs.

Nearly all of Eastleigh Air Force Base's surrounding communities — including Mulango Kubwa and Mathare — as well as Upperhill and the rest of the Industrial Area would be impacted.

Areas along Jogoo road, such as Maringo, Bahati, Buruburu, and the surrounding estates, as well as areas along the Outer-ring road, such as Baba dogo, Dandora, Dandora KCC factory, Umoja 1 & 2, Donholm, Fedha, Tassia, Avenue park, and Nyayo, will also be affected.

Other areas to be affected are Kenya Breweries, Kenyatta University, Kahawa Barracks, Kasarani, Mwiki, Kahawa Sukari, Garden Estate,Thome, parts of Limuru Road, Langata Road, Kikuyu Road James Gichuru Road, Waiyaki Way, Riverside, Westlands, Lavington, Kilimani and Kileleshwa.

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