Ol Kalou traders accused of discharging raw sewage in town

A drainage that businesses have been discharging sewer into in Ol Kalou town. PHOTO | JOHN GITHINJI | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • A spot check by Nation revealed that most buildings also don’t have septic tanks and let raw sewer flow out into drainages in the town endangering area residents.

  • Recently, three workers of Nephy Construction Company fell sick after they came into contact with waste discharged into a drainage they were upgrading.

  • The workers of the company downed their tools demanding that Nema officials visit the site and take action against a supermarket that is releasing the waste into the drainage.

Public health officers in Nyandarua Central sub-county have been accused of failing to take action against Ol Kalou business owners who discharge raw sewage into drainages.

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