Our Background

About Niwasco

The Nithi Water and Sanitation Company Ltd (NIWASCO), was incorporated on 6th April,2006 under the Companies Act, Cap 486 and as well as operate as an agent of County government of Tharaka Nithi as per water Act 2016 (Section 77a). Currently the company is licensed by WASREB as per the same Act 2016 (Section 72(1)) unlike previous Service Provision Agreement (SPA) of November 2012. NIWASCO being an agent of Tharaka Nithi County is mandated to provide water and sanitation services to residents of Chuka-Igambang’ombe,Maara, Tharaka South, Tharaka North and Chiakariga Sub-counties. The company is currently covering 48% of its area of jurisdiction and is expected to grow to 73% within the strategic plan period 2022-2027.
NIWASCO area covers the following administrative sub-counties in Tharaka Nithi County namely Chuka, Igambang’ombe, Tharaka North, Tharaka South, Chiakariga and parts of Maara sub counties.