Makueni: Masongaleni residents want Kibwana to save them from Water-borne diseases


Masongaleni residents in Ikivuthi location in Makueni county want Kibwana to save them from Water-borne diseases.

Residents are urging County Government of Makueni to provide clean and safe water for domestic consumption. They have complained of various diseases as a result unsafe water. Common water sources are for the residents have been Athi and utuni River

Water-borne diseases are a huge health problem in Kenya, as the people have been left unprotected against epidemics such as cholera, typhoid, and parasitic worms.  The rate of exposure is extremely high because the water is not only contaminated at the basins and pumps where it is collected, but also the containers are almost always “found,” second-hand objects, often previously used for oil, fertilizer, or wastes.

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