Who we are
Murang’a Water and Sanitation Company (MUWASCO) was established in 2006 as a body corporate with a mandate of providing water and sewerage services to Murang’a town and its environs. The company operates under a Water Services Provision Agreement (SPA) signed with Tana Water Works Development Agency who is the current Asset owner and the ownership will transit to the County Government of Murang’a. The company is licensed by the Water Services Regulatory Authority (WASREB). Under the SPA, MUWASCO is mandated to provide water and sewerage services to all residents within its jurisdiction in an efficient and economic manner and within the confines of the Water Act 2016, water and sanitation guidelines, and the Constitution of Kenya. The County Government of Murang’a is represented in the Board of Muwasco.
MUWASCO’s area of coverage includes Murang’a town and its environs. The total area covered is 145 Kilometers square with an estimated population of about 75,000 people. The area covered includes Mbiri, Township, Kiharu, and Mugoiri wards. Water supply in the town has come a long way from the pre-colonial days when supply was via four boreholes. With the increased demand, there has been a need to improve the quantity and quality of water provided to the residents. The company currently has 140 permanent staff and some were seconded by the Ministry of water since inception.
Currently, MUWASCO has over 20,000 registered connections out of which 16,679 are active. The main water source is Kiawambeu with a production capacity of 15000m3but currently producing 11000m3 and Kayahwe which produces 4000 m3. The Company operates Karii Sewerage treatment facility which services 4000 sewerage connections. MUWASCO has its head office in Murang’a town, at the junction of Nairobi – Murang’a road and Kangema road. The town lies 85 kilometers North-East of Nairobi, the capital city of Kenya. Most of the area covered by the Company is hilly.
The Company's mission is to serve Murang'a people with access to clean water and sewage services. MUWASCO is dedicated to making sure that all stakeholders obtain water on time and effectively.
The company's sole purpose is to provide water and sewerage services to Murang'a people and to guarantee that the water that they consume is of the highest standard.
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