Elgeiyo Hills Water Tower Read More Mt Kenya Water Tower Read More Kirisia Hills Water Tower Read More Shimba Hills Water Tower Read More Eastern Mau Water Tower Read More

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

A water tower is a raised area of land that receives rainwater, stores it and gradually releases to springs, streams and rivers.

Dr Chris Kiptoo, PS for Environment & Forestry, today lead a tree planting event at Kaptagat Forest in Elgeyo Marakwet County. A total of 11,000 indigenous seedlings were planted. Chairman Dr Julius Malomber and Ag. CEO Prof Julius Tanui participated in the event.

4

Ag Director General Prof Julius Tanui inspects the progress made on the Maasai Mau fence that will prevent human-wildlife conflicts, encroachments and illegal activities in the water tower. The contractor has mounted poles in 22.5 KM of the 30KM, a wire will be fixed in two weeks

4
Load More...

A local artist doing a narration on the importance of trees during a tree planting event at Elgeyo Marakwet County. ...

View on Facebook

A water tower is a raised area of land that receives rainwater, stores it and gradually releases to springs, streams and rivers. ...

View on Facebook

Dr Chris Kiptoo, PS for Environment and Forestry, today lead a tree planting event at Kaptagat Forest in Elgeyo Marakwet County. A total of 11,000 seedlings were planted during the event. This is part of an ambitious plan to plant 500,000 trees in Elgeyo Hills Water Tower. Today's and other previous planting have totaled to 319,000 tree seedlings. Also present were PS for Livestock Harry Kimutai, CAS for Wildlife Joseph Boinet, Uasin Gishu Senator Prof. Margaret Kamar, Elgeiyo Marakwet Deputy Governor Wisley Rotich among other leaders. KWTA Chairman Dr Julius Malombe, KWTA Ag. CEO Prof Julius Tanui also participated in the event together with other heads of state agencies under the Ministry of Environment and Forestry.

Ministry of Environment & Forestry
Kenya Forest Service
...

View on Facebook
Skip to content