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"
Siaya Bondo Water Supply Project is currently at 85% completion, it has two components the Water Supply and Sanitation which is expected to boost and expand the water supply to Bondo and Siaya towns in Siaya County. The project is financed by the African Development Bank and the Government of Kenya at an estimated cost of 1.2billion. Upon completion, the project will serve a projected population of 201,258 by 2034, from the current population of 104,293 in the two towns.
The project components includes;- Rehabilitation of Sidindi Malanga Water Supply Intake Works which is currently at 5,000m3/day capacity to 19,000 m3/day, Construction of 12,000m3/day water treatment works and augmentation of the existing water treatment works to 7,000m3/day at Sidindi Malanga Water Works, Construction of 1No. 1000m3 and 2No. 3000m3 reinforced concrete water storage reservoirs at Ngiya, Gobei and Sigana, installation of 5no. additional hydro turbines/pumps on the existing 3No. for power generation, Laying of parallel 3.57Km 450mm pipes (steel rising main) from Sidindi Malanga Water Works to Nyamninia Reservoir, Laying of 46Km transmission main from Nyamninia Reservoir to Siaya and Bondo Towns, Laying of distribution pipelines in Siaya, Bondo Towns and Construction of 14No. Community water Kiosks.
Sewerage Component will provide water-borne sanitation system in the same towns Bondo and Siaya towns. The works consist of construction of a 20 km precast concrete sewer line for both towns, 4No waste stabilization ponds together with a utility building in each town and 4No public ablution blocks in each town.
The Board handed over 9 No. motor cycles 3 each to the three water companies under Lake Victoria Water and Sanitation (LVWATSAN) program. The companies included: - Kericho Water and Sanitation Company (KEWASCO) for Kericho town, Gusii Water and Sanitation Company (GWASCO) for Keroka town and Migori Water for Isebania town.
Lake Victoria Water and Sanitation (LVWATSAN) Initiative Phase II program is financed by the African Development Bank through the East African Community. The project aims at improving the livelihoods and health of communities within Lake Victoria basin region. It will also improve sustainable water supply and sanitation infrastructure to help reduce the pollution of the lake.
The project components includes:-
Water Supply – which will provide support of appropriate infrastructure to provide water supply systems that can abstract, treat, deliver and distribute water in a secure and sustainable manner.
Hygiene and Environmental Sanitation - will provide support to the promotion of hygiene and sanitation, catchment protection, public sanitation facilities, faecal sludge management systems and solid waste management systems. Urban Drainage Improvement – will provide basic storm drainage infrastructure in selected hot spots which are posing environmental sanitation concerns to residents.
Capacity Building – will provide support to strengthen new and existing institutions managing the water and sanitation services Project Management – will provide assistance for the project management at country and regional levels.
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LVSWSB as part of its core functions develops and enters into service provision agreements with Water Service providersas agents of the Board. These are the LVSWSB contracted WSPs
Lake Victoria South Water Services Board Lavictors House, Off Ring road Milimani, P.O. BOX 3325-40100,KISUMU, KENYA E-mail: email@example.com Tel: (+254) 057-2025128 Fax: (+254) 057-2025127
"Our mission is to ensure the provision of safe, adequate and sustainable water and sanitation services for socio-economic growth by developing viable water services infrastructure and utilities"
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