Institutional Framework

Recent News

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
Prev Next

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...

Read more

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...

Read more

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...

Read more

Directorates

WARMA consists of four directorates and these are; Finace, Water Resources Management and Information, Legal and Human Resources and Administration

Finace
The Finance Department provides accountability for financial resources and assure prudent utilisation of funds.  The department performs this function by preparing management reports and periodic financial statements prepared in accordance with applicable Accounting and Financial Reporting Standards.

Water Resources Management and Information
The Water Resources Management and Information is a department which consists of four (4) units and six (6) Catchments. The department is managed by the Director Water Resources Management and Information. The role of the department is to manage, develop, protect, conserve and preserve the water resources for both surface and ground water.

Human Resources and Administration
The Human Resource Department manages human resources affairs to maximize employee performance in order to achieve the authority’s strategic objectives. The department primarily undertakes activities in designing human resource policies and procedures, recruitment and selection, remuneration, performance management, training, development and employee relations.

Legal
The Legal Department is a supporting function of WARMA whose principal mandate is to provide legal guidance to the Board and Management of the Authority

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