The Challenges

The project area covers approximately 7.8km2 intended to benefit an ultimate population of 5,300 and a water demand of 700m3/day. Five alternatives to meet the objective were analyzed to give the unit water demand and the necessary options for the assessment of project sustainability considered. Tariff rates were computed at various rates of capital, operation and maintenance returns.

Project Description

Client:Kenya Finland Western Water Supply Programme (Kefinco) / Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA)
Location:Vihiga District, Western Province (Kenya)
Year Completed:February - May 1994