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Climate idea on how to ensure continued water supply after rainy season is over.

To the Kenyan Government, As the rainy season approaches, it is crucial to implement effective rainwater harvesting, storage, and management strategies to ensure water availability during dry periods. I propose the following measures: 1. Promote community-based rainwater harvesting: Encourage the construction of rooftop rainwater harvesting systems in residential, commercial, and public buildings. Provide financial incentives and technical support to facilitate adoption. 2. Develop large-scale water storage infrastructure: Invest in the construction of strategically located reservoirs, dams, and ponds to capture and store excess rainwater. This will help to recharge groundwater levels and maintain water supplies during droughts. 3. Reforestation and watershed management: Implement reforestation programs to increase vegetation cover, reduce soil erosion, and enhance water retention capacity in catchment areas. Additionally, promote sustainable land use practices to minimize soil degradation and improve water quality. 4. Improve irrigation efficiency: Promote the use of water-efficient irrigation techniques, such as drip irrigation and sprinkler systems, to reduce water wastage in agricultural practices. 5. Public awareness and education: Launch campaigns to inform citizens about the importance of water conservation and rainwater harvesting. Encourage community participation in managing local water resources. By implementing these measures, Kenya can effectively harness, store, and manage rainwater, ensuring water security and resilience to climate change-induced droughts.

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  • walter lungayi

    55 w

    great idea, we should adopt that

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    • Elizabeth Gathigia

      55 w

      A very great idea

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      • Gorffly mokua

        55 w

        Great idea! But the problem we have is when it comes to taking action and implementation! Our leaders have failed their own people.

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        • Joseph Githinji

          55 w

          Superb idea Sir, water harvesting is a sustainable way to have supply in scarce time.

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          • Tabitha Kimani

            55 w

            Water collection should be the first priority of any serious leaders.

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            • rosebellendiritu

              55 w

              Great ideas worth implementation

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              • john linus Tom

                55 w

                This is a good idea

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                • Ajema Lydiah

                  55 w

                  amazing,this will ensure continuity of water supply after the rains are over

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                  • Hilda Wangui

                    55 w

                    The government need to take the appropriate measures to conserve water during this rainy season to ensure availability of water during dry season

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                    • rosebellendiritu

                      55 w

                      @hilda_wangui I think people should endorse this not just the government, but again the government has the biggest responsibility

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                    • Patrik Lobergh

                      55 w

                      Great ideas Munene! 👍😁

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                      • Munene Mugambi

                        55 w

                        @patrik_lobergh I'm known to have a few up my sleeves😄

                        • Patrik Lobergh

                          55 w

                          @munene_mugambi 👍

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