County seeks UN help over flooding Lakes

The county government of Nakuru has sought help from the Ministry of environment and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)  to unravel the mystery behind the rising water levels in its lakes. Governor Lee Kinyanjui said that the rising water levels cannot be associated with the current rains since the phenomena has been there for the past ten years. He said that it will require expert input for the government to establish the real and exact cause of the problem. Kinyanjui said that the rising water levels in lakes Nakuru…

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Flooding Lake Nakuru forces residents to move

As heavy rains continue to pound different parts of the country, residents of estates neighboring Lake Nakuru might be forced to move as the Lake’s water levels keep rising. Already several estates that border the Lake have been cut off after the flooding Lake went beyond its current boundaries. Experts say that the rising waters in the lake are as a result of the reclamation and restoration of the Mau forest complex that so thousands of families evicted from the water tower. Since the start of the long rains River…

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