Water Services Trust Fund. GWC Pre-Concluding workshop 7.9.2011 Maria Notley. Introduction. WSTF was established as part of the wider Water Sector Reforms under the Water Act 2002.
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GWC Pre-Concluding workshop 7.9.2011
WSTF was established as part of the wider Water Sector Reforms under the Water Act 2002.
Its Mandate is to provide Funding for the development of Water & Sanitation services in Kenya, with special focus on the poor and marginalized (both in the urban and rural) areas of Kenya.
WSTF became operational in March 2005.
WSTF is managed by a Board of Trustees, appointed by the Minister for Water & Irrigation
State Corporation under the State Corporations Act, CAP 446
M & E, Financial Oversight
Mobilisation of water resource users in WRM activities;
Activities associated with mitigation of water use conflicts;
Works for abstraction works, including the costs related to the modification of intakes, installation of master meters and water abstraction control devises;
The development and implementation of water allocation plans;
The development of gauging stations and stations to assist in monitoring the quantity and quality of the Reserve;
Water storage development, including pans, dams, rain water harvesting;
River bank protection and improved land use and delineation, conservation or protection of riparian land;
Catchment protection, including the costs of seedlings and other activities;
Activities and works for the protection of wetland and other water bodies;
Settling ponds, constructed wetlands, composting pits and other structures to reduce effluent discharge;
Work and/or activities orientated towards assisting abstractors or dischargers to become compliant to the WRM Rules;
Works to control runoff and soil erosion such as check dams, terraces, storm water drains, etc.;
Works for the mitigation of floods;
Works associated with the protection, conservation or enhancement of the water resource quality.