The inaugural East Africa Water Summit was held at the Sarova Stanley Hotel on the 24th and the 25th of November 2016. The event was graced by the attendance of the Chief Guest, H.E. Governor Benjamin Cheboi, Governor of Baringo County, Kenya and the Chair of the Water, Forestry and Mining Committee at the Council of Governors. Also, in attendance was the Secretary of Water Services, Engineer Lawrence Simitu among other key invited guests from the government and private sector. The objective of the 1st EAWATERS was to bring the key stakeholders in the water sector to one meeting for the purpose of sharing relevant information for sustainable groundwater investments.