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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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 GeoDin

WARMA manages and Maintains GeoDin Software which is used to make informed decision with regards to Ground Water Resources Management.

GeoDin Software is the Ground water Management Information System that Captures data, stores, analyses and produces information:

  •  Facilitates data entry
  • Shows type of water point, depth, diameter type of borehole, type of casing, type of pump etc.
  • Stores and readily displays the groundwater levels
  • Display Well designs (borehole logs) including geological layers, soil type etc.
  • Analyses water quality data
  • Combines with GIS to display the data on the map

     

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Geodin Database Information Output

  • q         -Borehole logs

q        -Pump test graphs

q       -Chemistry data table and water quality report

q       -Borehole completion form

  • q    -Groundwater monitoring table
  • q     -Queries i.e. select the desired data from the database

 

                  Borehole Log

 

GEODIN OUTPUT

 

  • q       - Borehole logs
  • q       - Pump test graphs
  • q       - Chemistry data table and water quality report
  • q      - Borehole completion form
  • q      - Groundwater monitoring table
  • q      -Queries i.e. select the desired data from the database

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Pump Test Graph

                       Sample of a borehole log

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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