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Who We Are

Conserved water towers: Our shared heritage

Kenya Water Towers Agency (KWTA) is a State Corporation mandated to coordinate and oversee the protection, rehabilitation, conservation and sustainable management of water towers in Kenya. The Agency falls under the Ministry of Environment and Forestry and was established in 2012 through provisions of the Kenya Gazette Supplement No. 27, Legal Notice No. 27 of 20th April 2012.

Mara River at the Source in Eastern Mau Water Tower

Vision

Conserved water towers for sustainable development

Mission

To coordinate and oversee the protection, rehabilitation and conservation of water towers

Our Core Values

  • Leadership
  • Passion
  • Dependability
  • Integrity
  • Teamwork
  • Sustainability

Our Partners

Indigenous trees are critical in the conservation of water towers in Kenya. The Agency together with @Environment_Ke has been championing for indigenous tree planting in water towers. Photos: indigenous tree planting activity at South-Western Mau, Londiani, Kericho County.

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Elgeyo Hills Water Tower borders two counties largely Elgeyo Marakwet County and a small section lying in Uasin Gishu county .Some of the main challenges facing Elgeyo Hills Water Tower are forest fires, illegal water abstraction and commercial tree harvesting.

Maji Moto hot springs at the northern tip of Loita hills provides a precious water source for the maasai community living on the dry Loita plains .For nature lovers,the lower slopes of Loita Hills at Maji Moto offers great trails for hiking .

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Indigenous trees are critical in the conservation of water towers in Kenya. The Agency together with the Ministry of Environment and Forestry has been championing for the planting of indigenous trees in water towers. Photos: indigenous tree planting activity at South-Western Mau, Londiani in Kericho County. ...

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Joseph Sharkoiyo

We Eramatere cooperative at near to mau have indinginers trees more than fouty thousand trees ready for planning along the road center call naiurur olashapani location road to olmekenyu ...

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A woman fetches water at the foot of Loita Hills Water Tower in Narok County. The Agency has piped water for animal and domestic use so that the community access clean water as part of the benefits they get by conserving the water tower. Loita Hills is one of the well conserved water towers in Kenya. ...

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