Hon. Ann Wambui Mwangi

CEC Member of Environment, Water and Natural Resources.

The ministry of Water, Environment and Natural Resources is comprised of the following sectors:water, Energy, Forestry and Environment. The sectors are headed by directors who report to the chief officer and the County Executive in charge. The ministry has the following key projects budgeted for implementation in the 2013/2014 financial year.:

  • Ksh 23million to be spent in water supply supporting infrastructure across the county. Project nearing completion are: Kiangai water project, Kenera water project, Nguka Weteithie water project, Karia Irrigatio project, Rukenya-Kutus water project, Rukanga water projects, Riamiatu and Kibaratani water project, Marurumo, Rurumi and Gategi boreholes are due for drilling
  • Establishment of a county forest at south Ngariama will be undertaken at the cost of Ksh500,000
  • Rehabilitation of the Kerugoya Urban forest into an eco-tourism site is planed.
  • Survey for the re-establishment of the forest boundary is inp rogress and will be followed by the intermediate fencing
  • The county ownership of the land for Kagio dump site has been affirmed through the acquirement of a title deed.
  • Ksh7.5 Million is budgeted for the purchase of land for a modern dump site.
  • Kshs9 million to be spent in the construction of high mast floods lights at Kianayaga, Kutus, Ngurubani, Kagio, Muriithi and Kangondu. The procurement for this is underway.
  • It is also planned that 80 households in the county will benefit from Biogas project to be implemented through cost-sharing

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