KERICHO WATER & SANITATION COMPANY LTD
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Introduction to KEWASCO



Kericho Water & Sanitation Company Limited (KEWASCO) is a Private Limited Company established under the Company's Act Cap 486, Laws of Kenya and it is wholly owned by the County Government of Kericho.KEWASCO was clustered with former Tililbei Water and Sanitation Company Limited (TILWASCO) on 2nd Novemebr 2018 , a rural based scheme that covered nine schemes namely Kapkatet/Litein, Sosiot, Kipkelion, Chesinende, Londiani, Fort Ternan, Kipsitet, Bargeiywet and Sigowet, and the former Kericho Water and Sanitation Company Limited (KEWASCO), which formerly was mandated to provide water and sanitation services within the urban and Peri urban areas of Kericho town. The core mandate of merged KEWASCO is to provide Water and Sanitation Services to the whole of Kericho County. KEWASCO’s joint mandated area of coverage is over 2,454 km2 while the area currently supplied with water is estimated to be 291 km2. It has been contracted by Lake Victoria South Water Works Development Agency (LVSWWDA) to provide Water and Sanitation Services within the County Government of Kericho and its environs. The Company operates under the Direction and Guidance of Eight (8) Board of Directors who are drawn from a wide spectrum of the Shareholder (County Government of Kericho) and Stakeholders. This is the Policy Making Organ of the Company which operates on Committee basis. The Management is headed by the Managing Director who reports to the Board of Directors.

MANDATE

KEWASCO is responsible for the Efficient and Economical Provision of Water and Sanitation Services within the area under it's the jurisdiction of Kericho County and as an agent of Lake Victoria South Water Services Board(LVSWSB) through a Service Provision Agreement.

VISION

To be a leading and self-sustaining Water and Sanitation Service Provider in Kenya.

MISSION

To effectively provide sustainable water and sanitation services to our customers in a safe, reliable, adequate and affordable manner.

CORE VALUES

Values are an Integral part of any Organization's culture, which in turn creates a sense of identity, belonging, direction and purpose. In our Quest for Timely Provision of Quality Services, we shall be guided by the following Core Values as articulated in our Strategic Plan (2017-2022):

  1. Team Work
  2. Integrity
  3. Professionalism
  4. Innovation
  5. Customer Focus
STRATEGIC OBJECTIVES
  1. To reduce the non-revenue water from 50% in 2018 to 30% by 2023
  2. To increase water production from 16,000 m3 per day to 32,000 m3 per day by 2022
  3. To expand sanitation coverage from 40% to 55% by 2022
  4. To increase water and Sanitation Coverage in low income areas annually by 10%
  5. To embrace Information Technology in all areas of Operation