"When you look at Nairobi today there are three times more people than there were 20 years ago, yet little has been done on the water infrastructure to match the growing population," noted Melly.
He said the Government should provide more funding to the sub-sector to meet the millennium development goal of universal provision for clean water by 2015
Mr Melly said the effect of these connections was not just the loss of revenue to the company but also the fact that the beneficiaries are not prudent in the use of the commodity as it is unbilled.
Other plans include the use of information technology to monitor its entire network in order completely stamp out the issue of illegal water connections.
Metre readers are also equipped with motorcycles and modern data loggers of high quality and the firm has also embarked on a pilot project of prepaid metres, which will later be rolled out to the entire city.
NCWSC has also been at the forefront of adopting different ways to make it easier for consumers to know their metre readings, bill balances and pay their bills.
Currently, the firm provides 500 million litres of water to Nairobi residents per day against a demand of over 600 million litres.
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