Welcome to Trans-Nzoia County

Our Mission is to facilitate transformative development, service delivery and good governance for sustainable socio-economic development and Our Vision is to be an outstanding agro-industrialized County with high quality of life for residents.

Water, Environment, Natural Resources & Climate Change

DELIVERING THE PROMISE

Water, Environment, Natural Resources & Climate Change

This department plays a crucial role in safeguarding the county’s well-being and sustainability. They manage water resources, ensuring clean and accessible water for residents. Additionally, they protect the environment and conserve natural resources, fostering biodiversity and ecological balance. Addressing climate change is another key responsibility, involving implementing mitigation strategies and adapting to its impacts. Their efforts ensure a healthy environment for present and future generations.

Responsibilities:

  • Managing water resources.
  • Protecting the environment, conserving natural resources, and addressing climate change issues.

Key functions:

  • Managing water treatment, distribution, and sanitation systems.
  • Protecting watersheds and water sources.
  • Conserving forests, wildlife, and other natural resources.
  • Reducing greenhouse gas emissions and adapting to climate change impacts.
  • Enforcing environmental laws and regulations.

LEADERSHIP

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Dr Pepela Wanjala
CEC Water,​​ Environment & Natural Resources
This sector manages water resources, environmental conservation, natural resource management, and climate change adaptation/mitigation efforts. It involves water supply projects, conservation of forests and biodiversity, and initiatives to address climate change impacts.
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Dorothy Nyukuri
Chief Officer – Water,​​ Environment & Natural Resources

SUB-SECTORS

Water Resource Management

  • Managing water resources sustainably, ensuring access to clean water for all, and developing water infrastructure.

Environmental Protection:

    • Enforcing environmental laws and regulations, promoting conservation efforts, and combating environmental degradation.

Natural Resource Management:

  • Managing forests, wildlife, and other natural resources sustainably.

Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation:

  • Implementing strategies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and adapt to the impacts of climate change.

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