WATER ACT 2016 Section 139
PUBLIC CONSULTATION MEETING FOR A LICENCE TO OPERATE AS A BULK WATER SERVICE PROVIDER FOR KARIMENU II DAM WATER SUPPLY SYSTEM.
The Water Services Regulatory Board (WASREB) has received an application from ATHI Water Works Development Agency (AWWDA) to operate as a bulk water service provider to supply water to the county water service providers within Kiambu and Nairobi Counties.
The licence application has been made pursuant to the Water Act 2016 (Section 68 (b)) on the powers and functions of the Water Works Development Agency to; ‘operate the waterworks and provide water services as a water service provider, until such a time as responsibility for the operation and management of the waterworks are handed over to a county government, joint committee, authority of county governments or water services provider within whose area of jurisdiction or supply the waterworks is located’.
Pursuant to Water Act 2016 Section 139 on the mandatory requirement for public consultation and WASREB mandate under Section 71(a) 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 for operation of the Karimenu II Bulk Water Supply system, as well as, bulk water tariff, shall be held at the venue stated below to get stakeholders concerns on services provided, licencing conditions , bulk tariff rate and proposals for services development going forward.
|BULK WATER SERVICES PROVIDER||COUNTIES OF OPERATION||VENUE||DATE AND TIME|
|Athi Water Works Development Agency||Kiambu and Nairobi||Rainbow Hotel, Ruiru Town||Wednesday 8th March, 2023|
Stakeholders should be seated by 10.00am. Personal identification of stakeholders will be required. Stakeholders from the affected counties( Nairobi and Kiambu) 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