Where is Sondu Miriu located?

Unlike other stations in Kenya, Sondu Miriu&. Situated near Kisumu in western Kenya – does not have a major dam and associated large reservoir but relies on the flow in the river with only a small storage capacity at the intake.

Where is river Sondu located?

The Sondu-Miriu River Basin originates from the western slopes of the Mau Escarpment, flowing through a narrow gorge before entering the floodplains of Nyakwere and eventually Lake Victoria, 22km south of Kisumu City. It’s the fourth largest Kenyan river basin flowing into Lake Victoria and spans 3,470 km2.

Is sondu a town?

Sondu is a small town border town in Kenya’s Kisumu County and Kericho County. It borders Homabay County to the south with river Sondu-Miriu acting as a boundary to the south. It also acts as a transport hub between Kericho, Kisumu and Kisii towns as the Kisumu-Kisii highway passing through it.

What county is sondu?

Kisumu County
Sondu Miriu Power Station is situated in Kisumu County , 60km from Kisumu town and 350km from Nairobi.

What are the two most important rivers in Kenya?

Longest Rivers In Kenya

Rank Longest Rivers in Kenya Total Length
1 Nile 4,258 miles (shared with 10 other countries)
2 Tana 621 miles
3 Ewaso Ng’iro 435 miles
4 Dawa 280 miles (shared with Ethiopia and Somalia)

Who built Masinga Dam?

(66 mi.), by road, northeast of Nairobi, Kenya’s capital and largest city. Construction of the dam began in 1978. The dam was completed in 1981. It is owned by Tana and Athi Rivers Development Authority (TARDA)….

Masinga Hydroelectric Power Station
Annual generation 129 – 232 GWh

What is the world’s fastest river?

Which Are The Fastest Rivers In The World?

Rank River Average discharge (m3/s)
1 Amazon 2,09,000
2 Congo 41,200
3 Ganges – Brahmaputra – Meghna 38,129
4 Orinoco 37,000

Where is Ewaso Nyiro?

Ewaso Ng’iro is a river in Kenya which rises on the west side of Mount Kenya and flows north then east and finally south-east, passing through Somalia where it joins the Jubba River.