Othaya Mukurweini Water Services Company (OMWASCO)
Is a limited Company which was incorporated on 29th May 2006, under Section 51 of the Companies Act as a public Company Limited by guarantee.
The Company is owned by stakeholders while its assets holder and licensor is Tana Water Services Board (TWSB).
OMWASCO has been engaged by Tana Water Services Board through a Service Provision Agreement (SPA) to provide water services in Nyeri South and Mukurwe-ini Districts in Nyeri County.
OMWASCO is mandated to utilize and maintain the assets previously under the National Water Conservation and Pipeline Corporation (NWCPC) as Othaya Water Project and those previously under the Ministry of Water and Irrigation as Mukurwe-ini Water Project.
The company formally took over the assets on 2nd May 2007 when a Services Provision Agreement (SPA) was signed between her and TWSB. The SPA sets out the obligations and rights of OMWASCO as a service provider and also gave some performance targets necessary to ensure that services are provided in an efficient and economical manner.
OMWASCO is run by a Board of Directors as a Company Limited by guarantee.
The Board members have signed a code of conduct, ensuring that they embrace the principles and ethics of corporate governance which includes:
- Transparency and
- Open leadership
in the management of the resources and to bring the levels of governance in OMWASCO in line with international standards.