Locations of water supplies serving Nairobi, Kenya.
Downloads and Resources
Water Supplies Nairobi ShapefileSHP
Microsoft Windows XP Version 5.1 (Build 2600) Service Pack 2; ESRI ArcCatalog 18.104.22.1684
Locations of dam were approximately located by WRI based on SoK 1971, MoWD and JICA 1992a, 1992b, 1992c, Nyaoro 1999, and Wambua 2003. This data was used in Map 3.9 in Nature's Benefits in Kenya: An Atlas of Ecosystems and Human Well-Being.
Data set is not for use in litigation. While efforts have been made to ensure that these data are accurate and reliable within the state of the art, WRI, cannot assume liability for any damages, or misrepresentations, caused by any inaccuracies in the data, or as a result of the data to be used on a particular system. WRI makes no warranty, expressed or implied, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty.
Survey of Kenya (SoK). 1971. Directorate of Overseas Surveys: 1:50,000 Topographical Maps. Series Y731. Nairobi: SoK.
Ministry of Water Development (MoWD) and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). 1992a. The Study on the National Water Master Plan. "Figure M10.1: Location Map of Potential and Existing Damsites." Nairobi: MoWD and JICA.
Ministry of Water Development (MoWD) and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). 1992b. The Study on the National Water Master Plan. "Figure M10.2: Water Transfer Scheme." Nairobi: MoWD and JICA.
Ministry of Water Development (MoWD) and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). 1992c. The Study on the National Water Master Plan. "Map U-1: Nairobi." Nairobi: MoWD and JICA.
Nyaoro, J.R. 1999. "Case Study on Kenya River Watershed Management and Arising Conflicts." In Report on the Conference on Cooperation or Conflict: Ways of Managing Scarce Natural Resources in Africa', 18-23 June 1999. Maputo, Mozambique: Civil Society Conflict Prevention Network and Citizens' Security Council (KATU). Online at http://www.katunet.fi/suomi/pdf/NATURAL%20RESOURCE%20REPORT.pdf
Wambua, S. 2003. "Yatta Canal: The 'Nile' of Northern Machakos." Network for Water and Sanitation (NETWAS) Newsletter. Online at http://www.netwas.org/newsletter/articles/2003/09/8
Access & Use Information
License: Creative Commons Attribution - NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0) https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/
Project: Ecosystem Service Mapping
Page Last Updated: August 19, 2016
No related items