Lake Victoria South Water Services Board (LVSWSB) is a State Corporation under the Ministry of Environment, Water and Natural Resources (MEWNRs). The Board is among the 8 Water Service Boards (WSBs) established under the Water Act (2002) vide Gazette Notice No. 1714 of 12th March 2004 with the mandate of ensuring efficient and economic provision of Water and Sanitation Services in its area of jurisdiction. In 2004, the Board started its operations in administrative counties within former Nyanza Province and the Southern part of the Rift Valley. Geographically, it covers an area of 21,720 Sq. Km in the host Counties of Kisumu, Siaya, Migori, Homa Bay, Bomet, Kericho, Nyamira, Kisii and parts of Nandi and Narok Counties.