The first familiarization tour for the Directors was in March, 2008 from 17th to 24th. This tour covered parts of Laikipia East, Laikipia West, Isiolo, Samburu, Board of Directors Tour RegionEast, Samburu West, Laisamis and, Marsabit Districts of the NWSB region.

This second tour of Garissa, Lagdera, Wajir South, Wajir East, Wajir West, Wajir North, Moyale, Mandera West, Mandera Central, Mandera East and, Ijara districts was conducted between the 16th and 26th of October, 2008.

The tours were meant to familiarize Board members with the region and make them appreciate the status of water and sanitation projects, facilities and services within the area.

The tour was planned in close consultation with the NWWDA management.