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Meru Water and Sewerage Services

Meru Water & Sewerage Services Registered Trustees (MEWASS) is incorporated under The Trustees (Perpetual Succession) Act Cap 164, of the Laws of Kenya. An irrevocable declaration of Trust was made in April 2001 between Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources and Meru Municipal Council on the one hand and the Trustees of MEWASS on the other, effectively transferring the duty of water and sewerage provision from the Ministry and Council to MEWASS.

The Constitution of Kenya 2010 under the Fourth Schedule placed water and sanitation services to the County governments. Consequently, the Transition Authority vide Gazette Notice no. 154 of 9th August 2013, transferred water service provision including water, sanitation and sewerage companies to the County Government of Meru.

Principal Activities

The principal activity of the Trust is to provide water and sanitation services within it’s area of jurisdiction

Vision Statement

A model, world-class provider of water and sanitation services

Mission Statement

To sustainably provide quality, reliable and affordable water and sanitation services to the residents of Meru County leveraging on modern technology

Core Values
  • Integrity – Professionalism
  • Team work – Innovativeness, Transparency
  • Inclusiveness – Customer service, Environmental and climate change consciousness

MEWASS Water Sources

The WSP currently draws water for treatment from two main sources that is River Kathita, ASK Stream and Gatabora Springs.

Our Water Treatement and Production has a daily output of 8,500 M3/Day. this is from two treatment plants: Milimani Treatment Plant (Source of water is River Kathita) and Kigure High-Level Direct Filtration Unit (Source of water is Gatabora springs and ASK stream). Click the button below for more information on our operational Data, Water Connectivity and Sanitation Connectivity.