Lake Victoria South Water Services Board is a State Corporation under the Kenyan Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources.
Our mandate is the Efficient and Economical provision of Water and Sanitation Services in our area of jurisdiction.
Lake Victoria South Water Services Board strives "To be the most Efficient and Effective Water Services Board in Kenya"
Kisumu city will experience a 24 hours clean quality water supply after the completion of Kajulu treatment plant under Kisumu Long Term Action Plan (LTAP) Package 2. The main component of the project included: - Construction of Kajulu Intake, Water Treatment Works and Raw Water Pipeline.
The project was mainly divided into two; Short Term Action Plan (STAP) and Long Term Action Plan (LTAP). The STAP was completed and commissioned in 2008. Implementation of LTAP was started in December 2011 and is now substantially complete. As a result of STAP, and LTAP, Kisumu town now has adequate water production capacity sufficient for the town upto 2030 and beyond.
The multimillion water project funded by Government of Kenya and French Development Agency (AFD) is going to increase the production at Kajulu Treatment works from 1,700m3/day to 48,000m3/day.
The new System constructed by the Chinese firm, M/s China Jiangxi International Kenya, is a conventional water treatment plant comprising of a raw water intake from River kibos, raw water pipeline at Kajulu, a 1,000m3 Raw water balancing tank, Mixing tank, distribution chamber, Flocculation basins, Sedimentation tanks, Rapid sand filters, Pump and generator house, Chemical building, backwash tank, Kajulu contact tank of 5,000m3 , Sludge lagoon and sludge drying beds.
The supply will be connected to a distribution network which includes: 2 new reinforced concrete tank at Kibuye with capacity of 6,000m3, a tank at Obwolo of 1,300m3, a 5,000m3 tank at Mamboleo, one tank at Kanyamedha of 1,300m3, and a 250m3 Elevated steel tank at LVSWSB compound
Residents of Migori town and its environs can now enjoy steady supply of clean water as the Lake Victoria South Water Services Board has handed over a Sh1.2 billion Water Supply Project to the region’s Service Provider (MIKUTRA) through the County Government of Migori. The Project is jointly funded by the African Development Bank and the national government of Kenya.
Over 190,000 people will be served through the construction of a 10 m wide weir across river Oyani with intake structures and a transmission line of 2.4 km long precast concrete culverts of 900mm diameter taking raw water to the 20,000m3/day capacity treatment plant. The treatment water is transmitted through a two stage pumping to the 5,000 m3 reservoir tank at Magongo hill where the water gravitates to the various storage tanks for distribution to the residents of Migori town via a 50 km pipeline network, 4 no. revenue collection offices and 15 no. water kiosks. The residents of Uriri will enjoy the water through seven number successful boreholes drilled and equipped.
Amongst the equipments handed over includes; JCB excavator, Mobile Workshop for water supply and sewerage maintenance, 5ton lorry with assorted tools, leak detecting equipments, 2 single cab pick- up, 500No. Water meters, motor bikes, assorted lab equipments and general office equipment.
Brief at the CECM-Migori County
CEO Eng. Agumba testing the Excavator
CEO testing the leak detector equipment
CEO showing the Governor and CECM the tools in the Mobile Workshop
CEO giving a brief on the project and its components
Governor planting a tree to commemorate the day
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