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ZAMDO 2017

July 31, 2017

ZAMDO 2017

Zambezi Dam Operators (ZAMDO) Figure 1: The 25th JOTC and 15th ExCo of ZAMDO was held on the 30th- 31st May, 2017 at Protea Hotel, Livingstone. WARMA hosted the 25th session of...

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Hon. Minister for Water Development, San…

February 16, 2017

Hon. Minister for Water Development, Sanitation and Environmental Protection calls for modernization of hydrological and meteorological services to enhance service delivery

   Hon. Kaziya making a presentation during the Africa Hydromet event panel discussion at COP 22 Hon. Lloyd Kaziya M.P, Minister for Water Development, Sanitation and Environmental Protection called for modernisation of...

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2015 WSS SECTOR REPORT LAUNCHED

June 2, 2016

2015 WSS SECTOR REPORT LAUNCHED

The Minister of Local Government and Housing, Honourable Stephen Kampyongo, has launched the 2015 Urban and Peri-Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Report. The Honourable Minister of Local Government and Housing...

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Welcome to the Water Resources Management Authority (WARMA) website, an organization set up by the Zambian Government following the water sector reforms process that led to the enactment of the Water Resources Management Act No. 21 of 2011 (the “Water Resources Management Act”) .

WARMA is an authority whose main function, as spelt out in the WRM Act  is “to promote and adopt a dynamic, gender-sensitive, integrated, interactive, participatory and multi-sectoral approach to waterimg 0121
resources management and development that includes human, land, environmental and socio-economic considerations, especially poverty reduction and the elimination of water borne diseases, including malaria”.

WARMA is responsible for managing and regulating the use of Zambia’s water resources in an integrated, participatory and sustainable manner based on human, land, environmental and socio-economic considerations.
WARMA was established by the WRM Act which outlines its mandate. The WARMA Board was established in April 2013 and it’s Director General and first permanent staff was appointed thereafter. Read More

 

WARMA Offices

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WARMA at a Glance

What is WARMA?

 

The Water Resources Management Authority (WARMA) is an autonomous body established by the Water Resources Management Act, No. 21 of 2011. WARMA exercises control over all water resources in Zambia as envisioned in the Water Resources Management Act. The Act set out provisions to regulate the use of water in Zambia by considering or issuing of water permits with the exception of international shared water bodies.

 
WARMA Mandate

 

To preserve and protect Zambia’s ground and surface water resources and regulate the abstraction, allocation, use, development and management of water resources in a sustainable manner.

 
Who is Elligible for Water Permits

 

  • Farmers

 

  • Hydropower producers

 

  • Industries

 

  • Mines

 

  • Water Utility Companies

 

Who is exempted

 

  • Domestic and non-commercial users