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Here is what Lake Victoria's rising waters is telling Us

If we want floods to cause much less damage next time heavy rains pound us, we must restore our critical natural resources and conserve them. As long as our Water Resources, Transboundary Ecosystems, Biodiversity and forestry remain degraded, floods will keep assaulting us. If we restore our Water Towers, protect our Water Bodies, construct objects...

  • Dr. Isaac Kalua
  • 10th May 2020
  • 793
DRY RIVERS ARE AN ACT OF MAN, NOT GOD

Sixteen years ago on 18th April 2001, Hon. ArapChoge, the Assistant Minister in the Office of the Vice President spoke some words that are as relevant today as they were back then. While contributing to a motion, he said, The destruction of forests in this country is very alarming. The excision of forests will never solve land problems in this cou...

  • Dr. Isaac
  • 21st Jan 2017
  • 94
LISTEN TO THE VOICE OF KENYA'S WATER

The Northern Water Collector Tunnel project has aroused strong emotions that can easily cloud the voice of the water in question. The project seeks to supply Kenya's capital city with an extra 140,000 cubic meters of water daily. Some of the key stakeholders in this project include: Athi Water Service Board (AWSB), Muranga County leadership and it...

  • Dr. Isaac
  • 5th Aug 2016
  • 77
OUR WATER TOWERS SUPPORT OUR ECONOMY

Toni Morrison a Nobel Laureate once wrote that all water has a perfect memory and is forever trying to get back to where it was.' this quote drives home the fact that water is a living entity and not some inanimate liquid. It must therefore be conserved and replenished at all costs. Water is at the very heart of the Kenya Water Towers Agency, an ...

  • Dr. Isaac
  • 4th Mar 2016
  • 51
LETS NURTURE KENYA'S WATER TOWERS

Twenty-five water towers spread across Kenya from the South Coast Mangroves in the country's southern-most tip to Loima Hills in Turkana County. Out of these twenty-five, seven are still undergoing registration but are natural water towers nonetheless. The Kenya Water Towers Agency, which was established in 2012, oversees and coordinates the sust...

  • Dr. Isaac
  • 4th Jul 2014
  • 42


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