The Eldoret Water and Sanitation Company (ELDOWAS) has announced a new water rationing schedule for its customers across Eldoret town.
In a public notice signed by Eldowas Managing Director Peter Kibet Arap Biwott, the new water rationing schedule is aimed at ensuring an adequate supply of water to all customers.
“In order to ensure adequate water supply to all our esteemed customers, it has become necessary to supply water on the days and times shown below with effect from Monday 24th January 2022. This program will however be reviewed as and when the situation changes,” noted Biwott in the notice.
According to the public notice, Eldowas customers in Eldoret Town CBD will be receiving water supply every night from 5 pm to 9 am while those in Hillside Estate will be getting the water from Friday to Monday between 5 pm and 8 am as well as Wednesday, day and night from 9 am to 9 am.
Huruma and Shauri locals will be getting water on Mondays and Thursdays from 9 am and 5 pm and Sunday night from 9 am to 5 pm.
For those in Maili Nne, Baharini, and Kapsaos estates, their taps will be running with Eldowas water on Tuesdays and Fridays from 9 am to 5 pm.
On the other hand, Mwanzo estate will be getting water supply for four days – Sunday night (5 pm to 9 am), Monday daytime (9 am to 5 pm), Wednesday night (5 pm to 9 am), and Thursdays between 9 am and 5 pm.
Eldowas customers in Kipkaren and Pioneer areas will be receiving water every day from 9 am to 9 am, except Tuesday night and Wednesday during the daytime.
Kapsoya estate, Moi Girls, Dola, Prisons, and Hazina will be getting their water daily (both day and night) between 12 pm and 6 am while Munyaka and Bahati estates will have their taps running with Eldowas water from Monday to Friday (day and night) between 9 am and 9 am.
Have a look at the full schedule of water supply for estates within Eldoret town and its environs;
Water rationing in Eldoret town is occasioned by the high demand that Eldowas cannot yet match.
Currently, Eldowas produces 43 million liters of water daily, against the demand of 60 million liters.