Lake Ol Bolossat likely to 'die in the next 10 years'

Lake Ol Bolossat. Environmentalists want the lake declared a protected area.

Photo credit: Rupi Mangat | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • Environmentalists have called for the gazettement of the natural resource for better management by the county government and relevant agencies.
  • According to a 2017 synthesis report prepared by Jabes Okumu, human population pressure in the catchment has steadily increased, causing pressure on the available land and other natural resources.

An environmental agency has raised the red flag over the future of Lake Ol Bolossat which is located in Nyandarua County. 

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