City taps still dry even as rains pound the country

Residents of Nairobi’s Kahawa West are the worst hit by water shortages despite abundant rains. Some have not had water from their taps since May last year and most rely on tankers contracted by the Water ministry to supply the area. Photo/FILE

What you need to know:

  • Limits on supplies will only end after new dams and purification plants are constructed

Water rationing will continue in Nairobi until new dams and purification plants are built.

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