Water Resources Authority (WRA) sustainably and equitably allocates water resources among the various competing needs. WRA also requires that stakeholders are involved in the process. The “Water Use Permit” is used to carry out this function.
Water Resources Authority also controls pollution and improves water quality in the country’s water bodies. This involves integrating land use activities into WRA Water Quality Control programs.
WRA collects all information on water resources, analyses, stores and disseminates it. This information is critical for water allocation, water resources investment decision making and modeling, to enact scenarios to better understand the impact of climate change in future.
CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION
The Authority undertakes climate actions in terms of mitigation and adaptation to minimizing the effects of global warming and climate change.
IN EXERCISE of the powers conferred by Section 24 of the Water Act, 2016, the Authority, following consultation with the Cabinet Secretary, hereby designates the following areas as Basin Areas for purposes of the Act: -
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The Water Resources Authority Chairman Hon. Joe Mutambu accompanied by WRA CEO Mr. Mohamed Shurie visited Ondiri Swamp in Kikuyu, Kiambu County with the purpose of planting 7000 trees along its banks. While addressing members of the public Hon Joe Mutambu emphasized...
Water Resources Authority (WRA) invites creative Kenyan graphic designers to design a new logo for the Authority. This exercise will be conducted as an open competition to all Kenyans. The need for a new logo arises as WRA transitions from Water Resources Management...
This is a public Notice Advert Published on The Standard Newspaper of Thursday 20th June 2019. This is to notify the public that WRA has received applications for Water Permits of Class C & D in accordance to the Water Act 2016. The public is therefore invited to...
This is a Public Notice published in the Standard Newpaper dated October 23rd 2018. This is to notify the public of the extension of the date for public consultation on Draft Lake Naivasha Catchment Area Protection Order 2018, Management Guidelines and Conservation...
In August 2018 WRA was featured in the Chamwada Report to define the Riparian. The interview featured the Nairobi Sub-region Assistant Technical Coordination Manager (ATCM) Mr. John Munyau. Follow this link to watch the documentary courtesy of Chams Media and KTN News.
WRA NEWSStatement by the Cabinet Secretary First and foremost, I wish to take this opportunity to pass my sincere condolences to the families of those who lost their lives and property in this disaster. As a Ministry, we are deeply disturbed by this disaster and have...