WATER ACT 2016 Section 77 & 139
The Water Services Regulatory Board (WASREB) has received licence applications from four (4) water service providers to provide water services within their 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 public consultation meetings shall be held at the venues stated below to get stakeholders concerns on services provided, licensing conditions and proposals for services development going forward.
Please note that all Water Service Provider shall hold hybrid public consultation meetings (physical and virtual) as outlined below;
|Water Service Provider||County||Venue||Day Date and Time|
|Kirandich Water and Sanitation Company||Baringo||Physical meeting:||Kenya School of Government (KSG), Kabarnet Town||Thursday, 03rd August 2023|
|Virtual Meeting:||WSP to provide links|
|Meru Water and Sewerage Company||Meru||Physical meeting:||Meru Slopes Hotel, Meru||Tuesday,08th August 2023|
|Virtual Meeting:||MEWASS to provide links|
|Embu Water and Sanitation Company||Embu||Physical meeting:||Kenya School of Government (KSG), Embu Town||Wednesday 09th August 2023|
|Virtual Meeting:||EWASCO to provide links|
|Gatundu Water and Sewerage Co. Ltd. (GATWASCO)||Kiambu||Physical meeting:||Martyrs of Uganda Catholic Hall, Gatundu Town||Friday, 11th August 2023|
|Virtual Meeting:||GATWASCO 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 email@example.com 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