WATER ACT 2016 Section 77 & 139
PUBLIC CONSULTATION MEETINGS ON LICENCING OF WATER SERVICE PROVIDERS
The Water Services Regulatory Board (WASREB) has received licence applications from two water companies to provide water services within their respective counties.
The licence applications have been made pursuant to the Water Act 2016 (Section 85(1).-‘ A person shall not provide water services except under a licence issued by the Regulatory Board, upon submission of an application and such supporting documents as the Board may require’
Therefore, in compliance to Water Act 2016 Section 139 on the mandatory requirement for public consultation and WASREB principal object under Section 70(1) of the Water Act 2016 –protection of the interests and rights of consumers in the provision of water services’, we wish to advise that a public consultation meeting shall be held at the venue stated below to get stakeholders concerns on services provided, licencing conditions and proposals for services development going forward.
Please note that due to the challenge posed by the COVID 19 Pandemic, the Water Service Providers will hold hybrid public consultation meetings; face to face meetings for few stakeholders and virtual meetings for the rest of the stakeholders as outlined below;
|Water Service Provider||County||Venue||Day Date and Time|
|Kakamega County Rural Water and Sanitation Company||Kakamega||Physical meeting:||Mumias Bishop Hanningtone Resource Center, Mumias Town||8th June, 2023|
|Virtual Meeting:||KACRWASCO to provide links|
|Sibo Water and Sanitation Company||Siaya||Physical meeting:||Distinction hotel, Siaya Town||9th June, 2023|
|Virtual Meeting:||SIBOWASCO to provide links|
Participants should be seated by 10.00am. Personal identification of participants will be required. Members of the public in respective areas are invited to make oral and written submissions and ask any questions that may relate to the provision of water services in their areas.
Comments on the application shall be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or send in hard copy to:
The Chief Executive Officer,
Water Services Regulatory Board,
5th Floor NHIF Building,
P.O Box 41621 -00100,
The closing date for receipt of comments is 30 days after the publication of this notice.
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
WATER SERVICES REGULATORY BOARD