WaterWorX project: WOP Kenya

  • Kenia
  • Kenya - Naivasha Water, Sewerage and Sanitation Company (NAIVAWASSCO)
  • Kenya - Kisumu Water and Sanitation Company (KIWASCO)
  • Kenya - Nakuru Water and Sanitation Services Company (NAWASSCO)
  • Kenya - Nakuru Rural Water and Sanitation Company Limited (NARUWASCO)
Region: Kisumu County, Nakuru County
Period: 2022-2026
Project partners: Kisumu Water and Sanitation Company (KIWASCO), Naivasha Water, Sewerage and Sanitation Company (NAIVAWASSCO), Nakuru Rural Water and Sanitation Company Limited (NARUWASCO), Nakuru Water and Sanitation Services Company (NAWASSCO)
Funding: WaterWorX program by Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Water Operator Partnership Nakuru and Kisumu County Kenya  

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VEI is responsible for the Water Operator Partnership in Nakuru and Kisumu, under the umbrella of the WaterWorX program executed with four water utilities in Nakuru and Kisumu County.

WWX aims to contribute to ensuring sustainable access to safe drinking water and sanitation for 10 million people in the world by 2030. WWX is co-financed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands and 10 Dutch water companies. The program seeks to improve the technical and financial sustainability of water utilities via WOPs. The ambition of the partnership is to enable utilities to attract and manage large-scale investments. 
The goal of this partnership is to increase the improved water and improved sanitation and faecal sludge management services in line with the Sustainable Development Goals. A key task is to ensure that water resources, infrastructure, water supply and demand match under current and future conditions. Climate change, demographic growth and economic development scenarios are key components to look at within this framework as well as reduction of Non-Revenue Water, reduction of energy costs and improved management of faecal sludge management.

WaterWorX phase II project objectives:

  • Extend the network (achieve first time Basic access) and progress towards Safely managed service levels through expanded production capacity and improved water use efficiency; 
  • Improve maturity levels of prioritized working processes (and related KPIs) in the following thematic areas: climate resilient water supply, financial/investment planning (resource mobilization), NRW reduction/management, faecal sludge management; 
  • Implement climate resilient investment projects that cumulatively provide either first-time access or improve service levels for around 700,000 people. 

For more information please contact:

Myrko Webers, Project Manager in Kenya

Myrko Webers