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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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 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