Water supply in parts of Nairobi will be cut off for two days beginning Wednesday morning.
Nairobi City Water and Sewerage Company said the shutdown is to facilitate upgrading of the Uthiru Pumps and Dagoretti Pumps suctions.
In a statement on Monday, the Nairobi Sewerage company said the interruption will start on February 3 at 6 am to February 4 at 6 am specifically to customers served from Kabete Water Works.
“NCWSC would like to inform its esteemed customers that there will be interruption of water supply to customers served from Kabete Water Works starting Wednesday 3rd February 2021 at 6am to Thursday 4th February 2021 at 6am,” the statement read in part.
Areas affected will be Riruta, Kawangware, Dagoretti Corner and Ngando, Kilimani, city mortuary,Kenyatta National Hospital, Nairobi hospital, Coptic hospital, State House.
Others are; Lavington, Kileleshwa, Kibera, Forces memorial hospital, Kemri, Kenyatta Market and areas along Gitanga road among others.
Also included in the shortage are areas along Langata road, University of Nairobi main campus residents, Parklands Campus,Chiromo Campus,Westlands, Parklands, Mountain View and Kangemi.
The company said the pumping station situated at Kabete Water works is being upgraded to pump additional 25000M3 of water to Karen, Riruta, Satelite, Kawangware and Uthiru areas.
“While every effort is being made to restore the supply of water as soon as possible, we urge all residents in the affected areas to use water sparingly.”