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Kenya: New technology can curb water shortage in towns

Source(s):  Nation Media Group Limited (NMG)

The curse of perennial water problems in major towns in the country could be a thing of the past if a new technique that uses modern weather prediction to fine-tune water supplies is adopted.


But there lies an innovative way that can be used to save these residents in future from such suffering.

Forecast Informed Reservoir Operations (Firo), is a water management tool that uses advances in weather forecasting as a cheap and effective way to keep vital reservoirs full while also boosting flood protection.


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  • Publication date 08 Jan 2017

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