EVALUATION OF THE ON-GOING CONSTRUCTION OF NAROK TOWN STORM WATER DRAINAGE SYSTEM

ABSTRACT

Narok town has experienced flooding for over several decades. The consequences being people and cars drowning, destruction of property and indirectly has a link to slow development; this is because the risks of investing in the town is increased by the frequent floods during rainy seasons; hence investors shy away or avoid investing all together. Road pavement destruction is a concern as water ingress into the sub-grade. Health and environmental impacts after the floods are also a major concern.

The study involves the evaluation of the existing major drainage system in Narok town i.e. from Kobil petrol station to Narok River, estimation of runoff, hydraulic design of open channels, culvert and comparing the with existing ones.

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