The Kisumu Water and Sanitation Company Limited was founded in 2001 and registered under CAP 486 of the laws of Kenya. It begun its operations in July 2003 to provide adequate clean potable water and to collect, treat, and dispose sewerage (wastewater) within the jurisdiction of Kisumu City. In 2019, the company changed its name from a sewerage to Sanitation Company, in order to expand its scope and mandate of providing sanitation services in Kisumu County. Currently KIWASCO is providing management support to GULF and NYANAS water through the 3 to 1 project.
The company has the mandate of providing cost effective and affordable quality water and sanitation services to the residents of Kisumu County. In discharging the mandate the company is expected to undertake the following responsibilities:
KIWASCO has worked with many partners and donors on various projects since its inception. Some of the major projects done are;