The 2014 National Water Summit was a high profile event held beside Lake Turkana in Turkana County and opened by former president HE Mwai Kibaki. It was attended by approximately 300 senior officials from government, County administration, NGOs and the private sector, D&S being represented by Dep. CEO David Gatende.
who gave a talk on solar pumping technology, which is a most appropriate solution for the county in particular and the region in general. David was accompanied by D&S staffer Shadrack Langat who deals with the Turkana area where water is a critical challenge for the local population due to the arid and semi-arid conditions. The summit provided an opportunity for the various stakeholders in the water sector to discuss national water policy and make important decisions about future water infrastructure investment