A feasibility study conducted on the proposed Malewa Dam in Nyandarua County has established that it will not have any negative effects on Lake Naivasha.
The report indicates that Malewa Dam would not rely on rivers flowing into Lake Naivasha but instead would tap rain run-off water.
Construction of the proposed Malewa Dam has faced opposition from various quarters warning that the multi-billion shillings dam could see Lake Naivasha drying up.
The Central Rift Valley Water Works Development Agency has assured the farmers that the proposed lake would however not have any effect on Lake Naivasha.
The Agency is engaging the public to sensitize them on the benefits of the proposed Malewa Dam.
The water management agency is keen on increasing water supply in the five counties it serves from the current 53 to 80 percent by the year 2022.
Nyandarua County officials decried the poor water and sanitation network in the devolved unit calling on locals to embrace conservation.
The Central Rift Valley Water Works Development Agency has revealed plans to construct two more dams in Aberdare.