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
New Kajulu Treatment Plant
Old Kajulu Treatment Plant
Intake at River Kibos
Lake Victoria South Water Services Board has handed over four Double cabin pick-ups and four exhausters under LVWATSAN II project to Kericho Keroka and Isebania Towns. The project is funded by AFD through East African Community and additional funding by the Government of Kenya at approximate cost of Ksh. 1.32 billion. The components of this project includes; Construction of Water Supply and Sanitation Works for Keroka, & Isebania, Rehabilitation of Kericho Sewerage System, Sewer Extensions, Sanitation Facilities (Ablution Blocks), Construction of Landfills and Faecal Sludge Treatment Plant in all the three towns.
The regional project being coordinated by lake basin commission on behalf of East African Community in the Five partner state, is aimed at improving the health and quality of life of the Lake Victoria Basin population through protecting the environment of the Lake and contributing to the reversal of the lake water pollution through improvement in sustainable water supply and sanitation.
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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: firstname.lastname@example.org 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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