"To be a world class water resources regulatory agency in Nigeria ensuring sustainable delivery of sufficient quantity and quality of water for all uses”
To provide equitable, effective and efficient management of Nigeria’s water resources without compromising the environment.
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
As a regulator in the sector, the Commission continued to process applications for water right licenses to prospective service providers. Water Use Regulation has been vetted by the Federal Ministry of Justice and gazetted in February, 2016.
Climate change has increased the frequency of incidence of drought, flooding, groundwater overdraft, land and water degradation