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NYEWASCO Tree Planting Event

In our quest to achieve 10 percent national tree cover as per the presidential directive, NYWASCO kick started a Tree Planting drive on 29th`July, 2022 at the confluence of Chania and Zaina Rivers. The event was organized by the NYEWASCO Young Water Professionals. The company has a target of planting and growing one million trees in the strategic plan (2021/22 – 2025/26). The team was led by the Managing Director, Eng. Peter Kahuthu. Also present during the exercise were Mr. George Wanjohi, a NYEWASCO customer who donated 3000 bamboo trees to the company in support of its conservation efforts demonstrated so far, Kenya Forest Service staff, Chania River Users Association, CFA representative and staff drawn from Naruwasco and Omwasco Water Services Provoviders. The drive is aimed at conserving the water catchment area as well as to enforce the green ecosystem and encourage biodiversity. Nyeri Water and Sanitation Company organized the event to create awareness on land degradation and the worrying climatic changes facing the globe currently. The event sensitized the community to support the green economy and enhance resilience to climate change risks. Seed Balls Kenya, an Environmental Conservation Organization also donated seed balls which were broadcasted during the event. The tree planting drive is set to continue throughout the wet season.

By | 2022-08-23T05:59:03+00:00 August 23rd, 2022|News & Press|0 Comments

NYEWASCO admits the second cohort of interns for a year long internship programme

Nyeri Water and Sanitation Company Ltd (NYEWASCO) is known in the country and beyond as the best water services provider. This is according to IMPACT REPORT 14 Water Services Utility Performance Report) among 81 utilities in the country for the 14th year in a row.

The second cohort of interns was inducted yesterday on 1st August 2022. The induction exercise which was presided over by the senior management led by the managing director, Eng. Peter Kahuthu whereby 46 candidates were enrolled. The internship programme is a free and fair process which began with advertisement of vacancies. To ensure a wider circulation, the company took advantage of the robust social media platforms that it enjoys to tap into the targeted audience mainly youth who graduated from 2019 to 2022. The placed interns largely capture the face of Kenya in terms of county of origin, ethnicity, education background   and institutions of origin.

The successful candidates will undergo rigorous training in different divisions of the company with the technical division taking the giant share. The internship period will run for 11 months up to the end of June 2023. Last month, the first cohort of interns graduated into the job market after acquiring useful skills from the programme.

By | 2022-08-02T13:00:34+00:00 August 2nd, 2022|News & Press|0 Comments

NYEWASCO donates two water tanks to needy schools in Nyeri Town under the CSR Initiative

DEB Muslim primary and Githwariga primary schools located in Nyeri town, benefited from a donation of water storage tanks from the NYEWASCO, under the CSR initiative. The management and the pupils could not hide their joy after receiving the tanks from the company. The tanks came in handy at a time when they were in dire need of water storage facilities. The company donates water storage tanks to schools within its service area to promote water harvesting for sustainable livelihoods for the welfare of their pupils and the whole fraternities at large. NYEWASCO is a socially responsible corporate committed to undertaking CSR activities for the benefit of the community. This fosters good community relations and is a way of giving back to the society.

By | 2022-07-28T07:00:32+00:00 July 28th, 2022|News & Press|0 Comments

NYEWASCO ranked the Best Performing Utility Nationally by WASREB for the 14th Time in a Row!

A report released by the Water Services Regulatory Board for the year 2020/2021 has ranked Nyeri Water and Sanitation Company (NYEWASCO) as the best performing Water Company In Kenya for the 14th year in a row.

An award ceremony was held on 24/06/2022 at a Nairobi hotel to recognize winners of the performance report of Kenyas’ Water Services Sector 2020/2021 Impact Issue no 14 where NYEWASCO emerged top in the following categories;

                     (1) Top performing utility overall

                      (2) Top in very large category

                      (3) Top  in Tana region

                      (4) Top in Non Revenue Water

                      (5)  Top in Pro Poor services

In the report dubbed Impact 14, the performance of the water services sector for the financial year 2020/21 was reviewed. The regulator continues to develop and roll out a number of guidelines that are geared towards streamlining service provision and ensure the protection of the rights of the consumer. Some of these include;
Business Planning, Water and Sanitation Services Provision in Rural and Underserved Areas, Water Safety Planning, Water Vending, Corporate Governance and Pro-Poor Water and Sanitation Services guidelines.
These guidelines serve as the yardstick with which WASREB uses to evaluate the performance of individual Water Services Providers (WSP’s) within one financial year. The chief guest was Water Secretary in the Ministry of Water, Sanitation and Irrigation, Eng. Samuel AO Alima who represented Cabinet Secretary James Macharia.
Nyeri Water and Sanitation Company scooped the first position overall with 179 points out the possible 200 points.
This is an improvement from FY 2019/20. The company has held the number 1 position for the last 14 years in a row.

While receiving the trophies, Nyeri Water and Sanitation Company Ltd MD Eng. Peter Kahuthu thanked the County Government of Nyeri under the stewardship of His Excellency Governor Mutahi Kahiga for their support, the board of directors and the entire for their relentless effort and dedication to their work which has seen them achieve this success. He reiterated the management’s commitment to continue delivering reliable water and sanitation services to the citizens of Nyeri Central Sub County and its environs.

In addition, the chairman of the board of directors Mr. Patrick Munuhe thanked all staff, esteemed customers and all stakeholders for the exemplary performance. He also urged the NYEWASCO team to uphold the number one positions won and strive to improve on all other key performance indicators as the company strives to deliver quality services to her customers. He also expressed his gratitude to the County Government of Nyeri for its continued support under the leadership of H. E Governor Mutahi Kahiga.

Mr. Fredrick Kinyua, CEC in the department of Water, Irrigation, Environment and Climate change who was present during the event congratulated the NYEWASCO team and expressed the County Government’s  commitment to support all water utilities in Nyeri County to ensure that all citizens in the County have access to clean water and dependable sanitation services.

By | 2022-06-28T08:17:25+00:00 June 25th, 2022|News & Press|0 Comments

First cohort of Interns graduate at NYEWASCO

The first cohort of interns graduated yesterday on 20th June 2022. This was after one year of intensive training in various departments. Speaking during the graduation, NYEWASCO MD Eng. Peter Kahuthu urged the graduands to exercise all the knowledge garnered during the one year training program in their next workplaces. He also urged them to remain disciplined and committed to their professions even as they separate from the company after successfully completing their training. Other members of the senior management who were present reiterated the MD’s sentiments and wished the graduands success in their job search.

By | 2022-06-21T09:04:13+00:00 June 21st, 2022|News & Press|0 Comments

NYEWASCO Stakeholder Engagement Exercise held at White Rhino Hotel Nyeri on 8th June 2022

Stakeholder engagement is premised on the notion that ‘those groups who can affect or are affected by the achievements of an organization’s purpose’ should be given the opportunity to comment and input into the development of decisions that affect them. NYEWASCO strives to be a Global Leader in Provision of Quality Water, Sanitation and Allied services at environmentally and economically sustainable levels through application of innovative processes and appropriate technology to the delight of our customers and other stakeholders. It is with this in mind that the company held a stakeholder engagement exercise at the White Rhino Hotel on Wednesday, 8th 2022. During the event stakeholders representing different organizations were given a chance to deliberate on the activities of the company and give feedback which is central to improving accountability within the company as well as to our customers and other stakeholders.

Speaking during the event, the County Executive Committee Member, Department of Water, Environment, Natural Resources and Sanitation Mr. Fredrick Kinyua reiterated the County Governments of Nyeri’s commitment to ensuring that all her residents are served with clean potable water by the end of the year 2022. He also commended NYEWASCO for the exceptional services the company offers to her consumers.

NYEWASCO Managing Director Eng. Peter Kahuthu who hosted the event emphasized on the commitment that the Company has in fulfilling its mandate. He also enlightened the stakeholders of the current challenges NYEWASCO is facing in her quest to meet the ever growing demand for water and sanitation services as well as the steps that the company is taking to curb the challenges.

NYEWASCO is a key player in the water sector in Kenya. The company has held the number one position for the last 13 years according to a performance Report of Kenya’s Water Services Sector which is conducted by the Water Sector Regulatory Board (WASREB).


By | 2022-06-09T09:30:24+00:00 June 9th, 2022|News & Press|0 Comments

NYEWASCO Tree growing day at Gatei Sewerage Treatment Plant

In line with the Company’s theme for the tree-planting season, ‘save the environment today and it will save you tomorrow’, and in an effort to contribute towards the Government’s target of achieving 10% forest cover by the end of 2022, Nyeri Water and Sanitation Company organised a tree-planting event in Gatei Sewerage Treatment Plant on 20th May 2022 to create awareness on the challenges of land degradation and the need for land restoration initiatives.

The initiative which was led by the Company’s Managing Director  Eng. Peter Kahuthu involved all members of staff who took to the field to plant and water the trees. Nyeri County is the leading County in forest cover having attained the Country’s target of 10%.

Speaking during the exercise, the MD urged all members of staff to engage in tree planting activities even in their own homes. The Company has a target of planting 1 million trees every quarter and nurturing them to maturity. During the event, over 5,000 fruit trees were panted.

By | 2022-05-23T08:42:28+00:00 May 23rd, 2022|News & Press|0 Comments

About our website

The purpose for this website is to enlighten our esteemed customers on the services provided by NYEWASCO, their quality and availability. The website is also our public declaration to our customers of our commitment to the delivery of these services.

It spells out what the services and standard of service delivery that the customers should expect from us, and how to seek remedy if our services fall below our customers’ expectations.