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Ministrial Press Statement

April 18, 2018

Ministrial Press Statement The Ministry Of Water Development, Sanitation and Environmental Protection (MWDSEP) released a press statement clarifying the enactment of the statutory instruments on fees and charges, licensing of drillers...

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Zambia National Water Stewardship Award …

April 12, 2018

Zambia National Water Stewardship Award 2018 Launch

WARMA Acting Director General launches 2018 Zambia National Water Stewardship Award Water Resources Management Authority Acting Director General Mr. Lemmy Namayanga launched the 2018 Zambia National Water Stewardship Award. During the...

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Hydrological Information

March 22, 2018

Hydrological Information

REVIEW OF THE RAINFALL AND WATER LEVELS FOR SELECTED STATIONS •The rainfall period considered was from the December, 2017 to 16th March, 2018. •Water levels considered were from 1st October, 2017 to...

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Director General

Water Resources Management Authority (Head Quarters)

Counting Square House Block 3

Thabo Mbeki Road

P.O. Box 51059

Lusaka

Tel: 0211251934

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Catchment Manager

Chambeshi Catchment Office

Kasama

Mobile: +260977-405352

 

Catchment Manager

Luangwa Catchment office

Kabwe

Mobile: +260977-863089

Office:  +260 953 014123/0974 878698

 

Catchment Manager

Kafue Catchment Office

Mazabuka

Mobile: +260972-346481

Office:  +260978 944156

 

Catchment Manager

Zambezi Catchment Office

Mongu

Mobile: +260974-085398

 

Tanganyika Catchment Office

Contact details will be available soon

 

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