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Water Resources: Government Information: Library Guide: Kenya

This guide directs you to government sources on water resources from international to local level.

Government

Ministry of Water and Irrigation

Water Resources Management Authority (WRMA)

"WRMA was established as a corporate body through a gazette notice No. 8140 of 14th November 2003 pursuant to the Water Act (2002) and was operationalized in July 2005. The Authority is the lead agency in the management of water resources in the country and its overall development objective is to ensure rational, effective management of the water resources and equitable access for the various competing needs."

Olum, Philip J., author.    A brief on the Water Resources Management Authority.   Nairobi, Kenya :   Water Resources Management Authority,   September 2015. Shelf no. G 6762 E.WATE.15.BRIE

Water Services Regulatory Board (Wasreb)

"non-commercial State Corporation established in March 2003 as part of the comprehensive reforms in the water sector."

Water Services Trust Fund

'State Corporation established under the Water Act, 2002 with the mandate “to assist in financing the provision of water services to areas of Kenya which are without adequate water services”.'

 

Devolution

Mwangi, P. (Patrick), author.    Briefing note to support effective and sustainable devolution of water and sanitation services in Kenya :   supporting the new water policy and act in alignment to the new Constitution of Kenya 2010 /    Washington, DC :   Water and Sanitation Program, World Bank Group,   April 2015. G 73 E.WB.15.BRIE
 

Groundwater

Water Partnership Program. 2011. Kenya groundwater case study.

Legislation

Water Act 43 of 2016 Shelf no. G 6762 G.ACTS 

Water Act 2002 Cap. 372

Policies

G 6762 ESP 1/99
Kenya.
   Sessional paper no. 1 of 1999 on national policy on water resources management and development. --    [Nairobi] : Republic of Kenya, Ministry of Water Resources, [1999]
   ix, 64 p. ; 25 cm. ( Sessional paper ; no. 1 of 1999. )

River Basins & Catchments

Nairobi River Basin Programme (NRBP) is a multi-stakeholder initiative that brings together the Government of Kenya, UNEP, UN-Habitat, UNDP, the private sector and civil society. The vision of Nairobi River Basin Programme (NRBP) is a restored riverine eco-system with clean water for the capital city and a healthier environment for the people of Nairobi

Wamalwa, Eugene, author.    A brief on Ewaso Ng'iro North Catchment Area.  Nairobi :   Water Resources Management Authority,   2016. G 6762 E.WATE.16.BRIE

 

Rivers

Kenya. Water Resources Management Authority, issuing body.    Athi River Restoration Programme /    [Nairobi] :   Water Resources Management Authority,   [2015?]. Shelf no. G 6762 E.WATE.15.ATHI

Strategies and Plans

G 6762 E.PLAN.13.ENVI
Kenya. Ministry of Devolution and Planning, author, issuing body.
   Sector plan for environment, water and sanitation 2013-2017 / Republic of Kenya, [The Presidency, Ministry of Devolution and Planning]. --    Nairobi, Kenya : Principal Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Water and Natural Resources, State Department of Environment and Natural Resources, [2013]
   xv, 86 pages ; 25 cm

G 6762 E.WATE.12.STRA

Kenya. Water Resources Management Authority, issuing body.
   Strategic plan, 2012-2017 / Water Resources Management Authority. --    Nairobi : Water Resources Management Authority, June 2012.

   vii, 83 pages : illustrations are in colour ; 28 cm

G 6762 E.WATE.10.WATE
Kenya. Ministry of Water and Irrigation (2004-2013), issuing body.    Water sector strategic plan, 2010-2015 /    [Nairobi] :   Ministry of Water and Irrigation,   June 2010.

G 6762 E.PLAN.08.SECT

Kenya. Ministry of Environment and Mineral Resources.
   Sector plan for environment, water and sanitation 2008-2012 / Ministry of Environment and Mineral Resources. --    Nairobi : Ministry of State for Planning, National Development, and Vision 2030, c2008.
   xiv, 111 p. ; 26 cm.

 

G 6762 E.WATE.07.NATI
   The national water services strategy (NWSS) : (2007-2015) / Republic of Kenya, Ministry of Water and Irrigation. --    [Nairobi] : Republic of Kenya, Ministry of Water and Irrigation, [2007]
   vi, 37 p. ; 19 cm.

 

Ministry of Water and Irrigation. Irrigation and drainage master plan (2009)

Water and sanitation

Rop, Rosemary, author.    Promoting voice and accountability in urban water and sanitation services :   lessons on introducing demand side accountability tools in Kenya /    Nairobi, Kenya :   Water and Sanitation Program,   2011.  G 73 E.WB.11.PROM  GZDV 73 E.WB.11.PROM

Water resources management

Olum, Philip J., author.    Opportunities for partnerships in water resource management /    Nairobi, Kenya :   Water Resources Management Authority,   [2016?]. G 6762 E.WATE.16.OPPO

Kenya. Water Resources Management Authority, issuing body.    A report to the public from the Water Resources Management Authority for the periods 2012/13 and 2013/14.    Nairobi, Kenya :   Water Resources Management Authority,   March 2015. G 6762 E.WATE.15.REPO

Kenya. Water Resources Management Authority, issuing body.    A report to the public from the Water Resources Management Authority for the periods 2010/11 and 2011/12 /    Nairobi :   Water Resources Management Authority,   2014. G 6762 E.WATE.14.REPO

Kenya. Water Resources Management Authority, issuing body.    A report to the public from the Water Resources Management Authority.    Nairobi, Kenya :   Water Resources Management Authority,   December 2011. G 6762 E.WATE.11.REPO

Kenya. Water Resources Management Authority.    A report to the public from the Water Resources Management Authority /    Nairobi :   Water Resources Management Authority,   2010. G 6762 E.WATE.10.REPO