Nairobi Water and Sewerage Company has announced a 24-hour interruption of water supply in several city estates.
In a public notice, the company said the water pipeline from Gigiri Reservoir to Karura Reservoir- Outer Ring Road will shut down on Wednesday, February 14 from 6.00 am to Thursday, February 15, 2024, 6.00 am.
The shutdown is aimed at facilitating the relocation of the water pipeline in conflict with the office construction site in the United Nations (UN) offices at Gigiri.
The exercise will interrupt water supply to UN Complex, Ridgeways, Muthaiga North, Balozi, Garden Estate, Windsor, Mathare North, Garden City, GSU headquarters, East Africa Breweries (EABL), Ngumba, and Babadogo estates.
Other estates that will be affected along Outering Road are Huruma, Umoja 1, Dandora area 1, Donholm, Tassia, Fedha, Nyayo Embakasi, Kware areas, and parts of Pipeline Estate.
The residents have been urged to use water sparingly during the period.
"Whilst every effort will be made to restore the water supply after the completion of the shutdown, we request all customers in the affected areas to use their stored water sparingly during the period of interruption," the company said adding, "Any inconvenience is highly regretted."
The company, run by the Nairobi City County, is charged with the main responsibility of providing and managing water and sewerage services in the city.