VISION

“To regulate equitable, effective, efficient and sustainable management of Nigeria’s water resource”

MISSION

To provide socially equitable, environmentally suitable as well as effective and economically efficient management of Nigeria’s water resources.

KEY ISSUES AND CHALLENGES IN WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT

WATER DEMAND

Water demands have increased faster than population growth and currently more than one third of the nation’s population live in basins that experience medium to high water stress

POLLUTION

Pollution is further escalating water scarcity by reducing water usability downstream

CLIMATE CHANGE

Climate change has increased the frequency of incidence of drought, flooding, groundwater overdraft, land and water degradation

NIWRMC VIDEO PRESENTATION

MANAGEMENT

Reuben A. Abu

Executive Director

Dr. Maroof Lawal

Ag. Director, Corporate Support Services

DEPARTMENT

Catchment Management and Water Utilization Department: Water use efficiency DIVISION

Catchment Management and Water Utilization Department: Public water services tariffs and charges DIVISION

MANDATE

The Commission has three key distinct roles: - Definition of standards; - Regulation of water resources development and - Water Resources Planning and Management.

GALLERY

LATEST NEWS ABOUT THE COMMISSION

The water use regulation has been launched by the Honorable Minister of Water Resources on the 20th of January 2017.

The water use Regulation has been launched by the Honorable Minister of Water Resources on the 20th of January 2017. ...