kikuyu dam spring


Constructed in 1913 Total production for Spring No.1 is estimated to be 2,000m3 per day, while production from spring 2 is 4000m3 per day.  Combined total production from Kikuyu springs is estimated as 6000m3 per day.  Areas which benefit from this water are: – Karen, Dagoreti, Kawangware, Riruta, Uthiru & environs.  Located near Magana Flowers […]


Ruiru Dam


Located in Githunguri, Kiambu County on Ruiru River Completed in 1950 Storage Capacity is  2.9 million m3 Stores raw water with yield  of 21,600 m3 /day  Water from the dam is treated at Kabete Treatment plant Pipeline to Kabete is 25Km Contributes approximately 4% of Nairobi’s current water supply.

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Sasumua dam water source


Located in Njambini, Nyandarua County First phase  of construction completed in 1955 and second in 1968 Sits on Sasumua River but receives Kibiru and Chania waters Storage capacity is 15.9 million m3  Design yield is 59,000m3/day  Water from the dam is treated at Sasumua Dam Treatment plant Serves Kabete Treatment  Works  with 60Km water pipeline

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Thika Dam


Located in Ndakaini  in Murang’a County Completed in 1994 under the Third Nairobi Water Supply Project between 1989 and 1994.  Designed storage capacity is 70,000,000 m3 Linked to Chania River by 4KM tunnel which serves Ngethu Water Treatment Works  Pipeline is 90 Km to Nairobi City  Catchment area measures 75Km2 Main rivers that drain into

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