Irony of dry taps in Kabarnet, home of multibillion-shilling Kirandich dam

Locals queuing at Kiberenge springs in the outskirts of Kabarnet town. An acute water shortage has hit the town and its environs for the past one month after pumping machines broke down at the multi-billion-shilling Kirandich dam, which serves more than 23,000 locals.

Photo credit: Florah Koech | Nation Media Group

Thousands of locals relying on the multibillion-shilling Kirandich Dam on the outskirts of Kabarnet town for water have nothing to celebrate, having endured decades of perennial water shortages.

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