Machakos County Government through the Department of Water has started construction works in Ng’alyala Dam to supply water to residents in Katine and Tala Town.
According to Machakos County Water Engineer Stephen Ndwiki who spoke during a public participation in Tala Ward, the water is set to be supplied to 1,500 households in the two areas and works have started. He promised that in the next 3 weeks, residents will have water.
“We have started works to bring water to the residents of Syamama in Katine and Tala town. Our contractor is on the ground at Ng’alyala doing the piping works and ensuring that in 3 weeks, 1,500 households in Tala ward have water to actualize our Governor’s dream of “Chakula Mezani, Pesa Mfukoni,” said Ndwiki.
Tala Ward MCA Jackson Ndaka further went on to call for more investors in the Water Sector to come and set up more water points to ensure that no area does not have water.
“We are calling for more investors to come and drill more boreholes so that water can readily accessible in the area, we are open to more investors so that even the domineering ones can lower the price of water per jerrican,” said Ndaka.