This is to inform our esteemed clients and stakeholders that National Water Conservation & Pipeline Corporation (NWCPC) has transited to form National Water Harvesting and Storage Authority (NWHSA) according to Water Act 2016. We shall no longer use our old website which we intend to discontinue any time soon and we shall therefore use the new website Waterauthority for all our business transactions.


mdmburumdmburu2 On the left is the Board Chairman Dr. Kones giving his remarks during the meeting and on the right Ag. MD Eng. Sammy Mburu makes a point during the meeting.

Eng. Sammy Mburu has been appointed as the acting Managing Director of National Water Conservation and Pipeline Corporation effective 27th June 2018. Eng. Mburu was formerly the Chief Manager Technical Services at the Lake Victor South Water Services Board and has over 30 years’ experience in the water sector.

Read more ...

Flood Mitigation

NWCPC has been the main agency in implementation of Flood Mitigation projects in Kenya.  Since enactment of Water Act 2002, the Corporation has undertaken various projects geared towards mitigating the effects of floods as follows;

  • Raising heights of existing and construction of new dykes along Rivers Nzoia (Busia county), Nyando (Kisumu county) and Daua (Mandera County),
  • River training/Drainage channels on Rivers Nzoia (Busia county), Nyando (Kisumu county) and Daua (Mandera County), River Tana (Garissa and Tana River Counties) and on Njoro Kubwa Canal in Taita-Taveta County,
  • Seepage control works on rivers Nzoia and Njoro Kubwa Canal,
  • River bank stabilization on rivers Nzoia, Nyando, Daua, Tana and Lumi,
  • Construction of water pans for flood mitigation and drought intervention in Yatta division of Machakos county,
  • Construction of concrete check dams on Olopito-Ilmasharian valley to minimize effects of floods in Narok town.

NWCPC offers its services to benefit the Citizens of Kenya
The services can be offered to community groups and also to individuals
A feasibility study is carried out by NWCPC Engineers in an area of interest by individual or communities
The cost may vary depending on depth required to reach water table.

Next Tab

In line with alleviating water scarcity and associated challenges in Kenya as well as promoting realization of our Vision 2030 on provision of quality water to Kenyans, NWCPC through the BDU offers professional services in the Water Sector on very competitive commercial basis. The following are the current technical services offered by the BDU;
(a) Hydro-geological Investigations for Borehole Works,
(b) Drilling and Equipping of Boreholes,
(c) Design of Small Dams and Pans,
(d) Construction of Small Dams and Pans,
(e) Environmental Impact Assessment Studies,
(f) Construction Supervision of Small Dams and Pans,
(g) Design of Water Supply Systems,
In the near future, BDU will be offering various services in development of large dams.

Next Tab

Since provision of adequate clean water is a right that is enshrined in our Constitution. The Corporation through the BDU targets all individuals, private and public entities in provision of our technical services. Our Clients database includes but not limited to the following customers;
(a) Private Citizens,
(b) Community Groups,
(c) Government Institutions such as Kenya Wildlife Service, Kenya Airports Authority, National Security and Social Fund, etc,
(d) The Government of Kenya through various ministries,
(e) County Governments,
(f) Non Governmental Organizations,
(g) Institutions such as schools, hospitals, hotels, etc,
(h) Water Services Boards,

Next Tab

For its current and future potentials, BDU has had to maintain a network of stakeholders in both private and public organizations. In the public arena, BDU has offered services to the central and county governments. The success of the Unit has been realised because of its close association with the central government departments. BDU is currently undertaking projects in Wajir, Mandera and Marsabit counties. It has also touched base with Nairobi, Nandi, Nakuru, Kisumu, Homa bay and Laikipia counties for partnership arrangements.
From its inception, BDU has been involved in a number of projects. These include but not limited to:

  1. Design and Construction of Olerai Pan in Kajiado County
  2. Drilling and Equipping of Maili Kumi borehole in Mwatate,
  3. Drilling and Equipping Kiminini Matunda borehole,
  4. Drilling and Equipping of borehole for KWS at Ngong Senior Staff Quarters,
  5. Drilling and Equipping of a borehole Presidential Escort Quarters in Nairobi,
  6. Drilling and Equipping of Elbulbul borehole in Narok
  7. Drilling and Equipping of Westpark borehole in Nairobi
  8. Drilling and Equipping of various boreholes in Wajir for the County Governemnt,
  9. Drilling and Equipping Ritibo borehole,
  10. Drilling and Equipping Subuiga borehole,

The Unit has also utilized our Dredger/Water Master equipment (the only equipment of its kind in the country) in removal of water hyacinth weeds on Lake Victoria. These works have been done in partnership with the County Government of Kisumu

Next Tab

In order to promote availability of water to Kenyans, the BDU commits to offer very competitive rates in implementation of our technical services.  The following table gives guidance on estimated charges for various services.  However, we urge our potential Clients to contact us for enquiries and clarifications since all engineering projects are unique in design approach, costing and construction.

Next Tab


The National Water Conservation & Pipeline Corporation (hereinafter referred to as National Water) website Policy and disclaimer governs the manner in which NATIONAL WATER uses, maintains and discloses information through its website ‘’ (hereinafter referred to as ‘website’), and that ordered or received via all products and services offered by NATIONAL WATER.
The information in the NATIONAL WATER website as well as any documents ordered or received via this site have been prepared for information purposes only, and are not tax advice. Transmission and/or receipt of any information contained in our web pages or any document thereon does not therefore constitute tax advisor-client relationship.
While NATIONAL WATER makes every effort to ensure that the information contained on its website is accurate, up-to-date and relevant, this information as well as any documents ordered or received via any of NATIONAL WATER products or services are subject to change and may be incomplete, no longer current at a particular point in time or inaccurate due to human error.  NATIONAL WATER disclaims all liability for these errors or omissions.  Further, the information obtained on the website as well as any documents ordered or received via any of our services is provided on an “as is basis” and NATIONAL WATER makes no representations or warranties of any kind with respect to the information.  NATIONAL WATER disclaims all such representations and warrants, including warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.
NATIONAL WATER, its employees, or other representatives will not be liable for damages arising out of or in connection with the use of information stored or obtained from our website.  This is a comprehensive  limitation of liability that applies to all damages of any kind, including (without limitation) compensatory, direct, indirect, or consequential damages, loss of data, income, or profit, loss of or damage to property, and claims of third parties.
Through this website you are able to link to other websites which are not under the control of NATIONAL WATER.  Consequently, NATIONAL WATER has no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorsement of the views expressed within them.  NATIONAL WATER does not also take any responsibility in the manner in which third parties may present NATIONAL WATER website or extracts thereon in their websites.
NATIONAL WATER has the discretion to update this policy at any time and without reference to any client.
By using this website, you signify your acceptance of this policy.  If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use the NATIONAL WATER website.  Your continued use of this site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.
If you have any questions about this policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact us at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.