Heavy rains causing mayhem in Nakuru – Kenya News Agency
The continuing heavy rains in Nakuru County have reduce off roads in Rongai Sub-county, affecting transport within the space.
The County Govt Member (CEC), Infrastructure, Engineer Michael Kamau, mentioned the County Authorities has begun putting in Excessive-Density Polyethylene pipes (HDPE) at Visoi Ward in Rongai Sub-county to permit optimum water motion, amid heavy rains.
Engineer Kamau revealed that the set up of HDPE pipes, has been occasioned by the formation of gullies on the Moricho-Bongoloia highway, which has affected transport within the space as a result of heavy downpour.
He added that the pipes will guarantee all of the storm waters are channeled by means of them and, in flip, preserve roads that join colleges, together with Mawe Day Secondary, Moricho, Kanga, and Ng’esumin Main Colleges.
Engineer Kamau suspected that the realm may need an underground fault line, emanating from the Menengai Crater, including that there was a necessity for a radical examine to pinpoint the precise explanation for the continued formation of gullies within the space.
Nonetheless, the villagers blame the Geothermal Growth Firm (GDC), which has been excavating geothermal steam for electrical energy technology on the flooring of the crater, for the continued formation of gullies throughout their sub-county. However the GDC Firm has usually dismissed the assertions of the villagers.
Over the weekend, Rigogo Village within the Rongai Sub-county received flooded, and over 40 households had been affected, necessitating the County Catastrophe Administration group to donate meals for the victims.
Early final month, deep gullies that drew the eye of your complete nation fashioned on the Kiamunyi Property, which can also be situated within the Rongai Sub-county.
By Veronica Bosibori