REGISTERED DAMS

Name of DamOwnerDam Type(Image)Height(M)RiverCapacity (1x106 m3)UsageYear of construction
Siyoi-Muruny National Water Conservation and Pipliene Coporation ERAC: embankment dam with an asphaltic central core 30.0 Muruny 8.9 Water Supply Under construction
Chemususu Rift Valley Water Services Board EREC: embankment dam with a clay central core 45.0 Chemususu River 12.0 Water Supply 2014
Bathi Athi Water Services Board EREC: embankment dam with a clay central core 22.0 Bathi 0.3 Water Supply 1980
Ellegirini Rift Valley Water Services Board EREC: embankment dam with a clay central core 22.0 Ellegirini 2.0 Water Supply 1987
Gitaru Kenya Electricity Generating Company Limited EREC: embankment dam with a clay central core 30.0 Tana River 20.0 Hydroelectric 1978
Kamburu Kenya Electricity Generating Company Limited EREC: embankment dam with a clay central core 56.0 Tana River 150.0 Hydroelectric 1974
Kiambere Tana and Athi Rivers Development Authority GCC: gravity dam in conventional concrete 112.0 Tana River 585.0 Hydroelectric 1987
Kindaruma Kenya Electricity Generating Company Limited EREC: embankment dam with a clay central core 24.0 Tana River 16.0 Hydroelectric 1968
Masinga Tana and Athi Rivers Development Authority ERAC: embankment dam with an asphaltic central core 60.0 Tana River 1560.0 Power Generation/Flow Regulation 1978
Ruiru Athi Water Services Board EREC: embankment dam with a clay central core 23.0 Ruiru River 910.0 Water Supply 1949
Sasumua Athi Water Services Board EREC: embankment dam with a clay central core 45.0 Sasumua 15.9 Water Supply 1956
Thika/Ndakaini Athi Water Services Board EREC: embankment dam with a clay central core 63.0 Thika River 70.0 Water Supply 1989
Turkwel Kerio Valley Development Authority ACC: arch dam in conventional concrete 153.0 Suam 1641.0 Hydroelectric 1986
Badasa National Water Conservation and Pipliene Coporation EREC: embankment dam with a clay central core 50.0 Buji 5.0 Water Supply Under construction
Maruba National Water Conservation and Pipliene Coporation EREC: embankment dam with a clay central core 23.0 Maruba 2.5 Water Supply 2012
Mwache Coast Water Services Board GRCC: RCC gravity dam 77.0 Mwache 113.0 Water Supply Under construction
Kiserian Athi Water Services Board EREC: embankment dam with a clay central core 18.0 Kiserian 1.2 Water Supply 2013
Umaa National Water Conservation and Pipliene Coporation EREC: embankment dam with a clay central core 28.0 Nzeu 0.9 Water Supply Under construction
Radat National Irrigation Board AFRD: asphaltic face rockfill dam 65.0 Perkera River 124.0 Multipurpose Under planning
Rwabura National Irrigation Board EREC: embankment dam with a clay central core 50.0 Rwabura 4.1 Irrigation Under planning
Maragwa Athi Water Services Board EREC: embankment dam with a clay central core 75.0 Maragwa River 30.0 Water supply Under construction
Naro Moru National Irrigation Board ERCC: embankment dam with a plastic concrete central core 85.0 Naro Moru South 6.4 Irrigation Under planning
Thiririka National Irrigation Board EREC: embankment dam with a clay central core 65.0 Thirirka 12.0 Irrigation Under planning
Lowaat National irrigation Board PTE: earthfill dam with an upstream geomembrane 25.6 Lowaat 124.3 Multipurpose Under planning