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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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img-20180412-wa0012WARMA participates in 2018 Agri-tech Expo Zambia.

Agri-tech Expo Zambia is the ultimate business-to-business buying platform for agricultural professionals, from small-scale farmers to commercial enterprises, to engage and conduct business with some of the world’s leading suppliers to the agricultural industry. 

It establishes a marketplace for regional and international industry professionals, young agri entrepreneurs and farmers of all scales, to come together in one location to conduct exclusive agribusiness transactions while being educated on the latest global industry trends to advance into the next generation of food production.
The fifth edition of Agri-tech Expo Zambia took place from 12th – 14th April 2018 at the Golden Valley Agricultural Research Trust in Chisamba. The event expected to bring more than 22 000 visitors, over 270 local and international exhibitors with 3500 VIP and large scale farmers and 150 members of the press. WARMA received overwhelming visitors at the stand who expressed gratitude for the information render to them on the newly introduced Statutory Instrument.

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