List Of Water Works Development Agencies In Kenya

This is a list of Water Works Development Agencies in Kenya. Water Works Development Agencies (WWDAs) were formed through the Water Act of 2016 to replace Water Service Boards (WSBs). They are mandated to develop and maintain sustainable water and sanitation infrastructure within the counties.

Functions Of Water Works Development Agencies In Kenya

1. They undertake the development, maintenance, and management of the national public water works within the area of jurisdiction.

2. They operate waterworks and provide water services as a water service provider until when the responsibility for the operation and management of the waterworks is handed over to a county government, joint committee, authority of county governments or a water services provider within the area of jurisdiction.

3. They provide reserve capacity for purposes of providing water services.

4. They provide technical services and capacity building to county governments and water services providers.

5. Provision of technical support to the Cabinet Secretary of the Ministry of Water & Sanitation and Irrigation.

List Of Water Works Development Agencies In Kenya

1. Tana Water Works Development Agency (TWWDA)

It serves Kirinyaga, Nyeri, Meru, Embu and Tharaka Nithi counties covering an area of 17,189.7Km2 with a population of 3,917,065.


Head Office: Maji House, along Baden Powell Road, Nyeri

Phone: +254 724 259 891, +254 61-2032282


2. Athi Water Works Development Agency (AWWDA)

Its geographical area of jurisdiction is Nairobi City, Kiambu and Murang’a counties.


Head Office: Athi Water Plaza, Muthaiga North Rd. off Kiambu Road, Nairobi

Phone: +254 0202724292 , +254 715 688 272


3. The Coast Water Works Development Agency (CWWDA)

CWWDA serves Mombasa, Kwale, Kilifi, Taita-Taveta, Lamu and Tana River counties.

Head office: Mikindani Street, Off Nkurumah Road, Mombasa

Phone: 041-2315230


4. Lake Victoria North Water Works Development Agency (LVNWWDA)

It serves six counties in the Western and part of the North Rift region of Kenya; Kakamega County, Bungoma County, Vihiga County, Busia County, Trans-Nzoia County, and Nandi County.

Head office: Kefinco Hse, off Kakamega-Kisumu Road, Kakamega

Phone: +254562031552, 020 7608130


5. Lake Victoria South Water Works Development Agency (LVSWWDA) 

It covers 8 counties; Bomet, Homa Bay, Kericho, Kisii, Kisumu, Migori, Nyamira and Siaya.

Head Office: Lavictors House,Off Ring Road, Milimani, Kisumu
Phone:057 2025128

6. The Northern Water Works Development Agency (NWWDA)

The agency serves Garissa, Wajir, Mandera, Isiolo, Samburu and Marsabit counties.

Head Office: Maji House, Kismayu Road, Garissa

Phone:+254 711 559995, +254 46 2103598


7. North Rift Valley Water Works Development Agency (NRVWWDA)

It covers the counties of Uasin Gishu, West Pokot, Turkana and Elgeyo-Marakwet.

Head Office: Office of the Auditor General (OAG) Building (2nd Floor), Furfural Road, Opposite Public Works, Eldoret

Phone: 0700 347 896, 0753 347 896


8. Tanathi Water Works Development Agency (TAWWDA)

The Agency serves Kitui, Makueni, Machakos, and Kajiado Counties.

Head Office: K.I.D.P Building, Along Kalawa Road, Kitui

Phone: 044 4422416, 0712351104


9. The Central Rift Valley Water Works Development Agency (CRVWWDA)

The area served by the agency comprises the five counties of Nakuru, Narok, Laikipia, Baringo and Nyandarua.

Head Office: Maji Plaza, Prisons Road, off Eldama Ravine Highway, Nakuru

Phone: +254 725 999 000


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