Nairobi City Water and Sewarage Company (NCWSC) Managing Director Engineer Nahason Muguna has this morning announced that they will shut down water supply pipeline along Uhuru Highway due to ongoing construction of the Express way starting from 6:00am on Thursday, 17th June 2021 to Friday, 18th June 2021 at 6:00am.
The operation is set to facilitate interconnection of the new and old water pipelines on Uhuru Highway between Museum Hill and KBC area to enable the release of the road median to the Expressway road contractor.
Through a notice posted on twitter, the shut down will affect the whole City Centre, areas along Mombasa Road, South B and South C areas and the neighbourhoods. University of Nairobi main campus, EPZ Athi River, Cocacola factory and Jomo Kenyatta International Airport are also among facilities that will be affected by the company’s shut down.
The company has urged their customers to ise available water sparingly as they work towards restoring the supply.