Garissa Floods

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on the outskirts of Garissa

 

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flooded Garissa downtown

AOB: Garissa Water Supply (following pictures)

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intake on Friday morning

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intake on Saturday – pls note the increase in water levels by about 1m.

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Garissa Water Supply – water supply treatment plant

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Just to give you a small idea what this is all about: stand on the bridge to Garissa (where we did the river gaugings), look down at the water, wait there for ~30 seconds and you’ll have an idea of the amount of water which is consumed by the ++66.000 people in Garissa city area (= 30 seconds of discharge on Tana River are a lot during high floods).

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  1. Mwororo and Madogo were always nightmarish whenever it rained. Things could get thick in town too at times, with Ngamia Road becoming nothing close to a road. Nice photos.

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  4. nice pics thea man. I am currently in gsa, u wont blve those pics coz of the level of dryness and heat we r experiencing currently,.last week it hit almost 42degrees celcius. Kudos!!