By Yvonne Ambete
Nairobi Water and Sewerage Company (NCWSC) has called on Nairobians to expect a supply interruption of water from Wednesday to Thursday as the body embarks on repairs.
The company’s Managing Director Nahason Muguna said the interruption was occasioned by the need to facilitate repair works at Mwagu water intake which was damaged by the long rains along the Chania river.
“NCWSC would like to inform its esteemed customers that there will be a shutdown of the Ngethu Water Treatment Plant from Wednesday, 12th August 2020 at 6.00 am to Thursday 13th August 2020, 6 pm,” the firm said.
The firm said the whole of the city center, University of Nairobi main campus, Coca Cola factory, JKIA, EPZ-Athi River are among the areas that will be affected.
Other areas listed for interruption include South C and neighborhoods along Mombasa Road. The whole of the Industrial Area will also be without water.
Areas along Juja road, which include Mlango Kubwa, the whole of Mathare, Eastleigh, Airforce Base, Huruma, Kariobangi, Pangani, Maringo, Buruburu, and Bahati will also be affected.
Estates along Outering Road, Baba Dogo, Dandora, Dandora KCC factory, Umoja, Donholm, Fedha, Tassia, Embakasi, and Avenue Park will also go without water.
The other estates that will experience water shortage include Kangundo Road, Ruai, Kayole, Komarock, Njiru, Kenya Breweries, Kenyatta University, Kahawa Barracks, and Sukari estates, Kasarani, Mwiki, Garden Estate and Thome Estate on Thika Road.
Estates along Limuru Road and Parklands area, including Ngara, Aga Khan Hospital, City Park, Gigiri, Muthaiga, among others will also be affected.
The firm urged its customers to try and use water sparingly as every effort is being made to restore the supply of water as soon as possible.