The Lake Victoria South Water Works Development Agency (LVSWWDA) received KShs. 200 million water distribution equipment intended to fix the Homa Bay Cluster Water Supply Project.
LVSWWDA Chairman Mr. Dan Omino,OGW visited Homa Bay County on 29th April, 2021 to inspect the equipment and received the shipped consignment that will accelerate the completion of Homa Bay Cluster Water Supply Project worth Kshs1.1 Billion.
The equipment imported from Belgium includes steel water pipes, water pumps and other items used for constructing water supply systems.
Omino said the equipment will complete the mega water project funded by the Belgium Government in collaboration with the Government of Kenya.
Homa Bay town, the administrative headquarter of the county, face shortage with the current water treatment plant producing only 2.5 million litres per day instead of the required 5 million litres.
Omino said once completed, the new project will produce 8.8 million litres of water per day.
He said the project will meet the needs of the growing population of the area residents for the next 20 years.