An evaluation of gully control measures in Central Province, Kenya.

Citation:
Mungai DN;, Gachene CKK, Gichuki FN;. An evaluation of gully control measures in Central Province, Kenya..; 2000.

Abstract:

Forty controlled gullies distributed in Kiambu, Murang'a and Nyeri Districts of Central Province, Kenya, were randomly selected to evaluate their control measures. A recording schedule was developed to assist in collecting pertinent information. Results indicate that the failure of gully control in Central Province can be attributed to lack of technically skilled personnel and poor maintenance of gully control structures. It is concluded that there is a great need to impart technical knowledge to technical staff, and that it is essential to intensify research on gully control techniques and that there is regular and proper maintenance of all gully control structures after rainstorms.

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