RWSN Discussion – Groundwater Regulation/La réglementation des eaux souterraines 27Jun/juin – 17 Jul/jul

Discussion and Webinar – Groundwater Regulation – 27th June to 17th July 2016

Much remains to be learned about groundwater regulation. Zambia is a case in point: with the enactment of the Water Resources Management Act in 2012, the new Water Resources Management Authority (WARMA) is currently developing regulations (statutory instruments) that cover the licencing of drillers and consultants, permitting and groundwater protection. Once these are passed into law, for the first time in the country’s history, groundwater will be regulated.

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E-DISCUSSION ANNOUNCEMENT: Local government and rural water services

Les autorités locales et la pérennisation des services d’eau en zones rurales

El gobierno local y los servicios sostenibles de agua en zonas rurales

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The Rural Water Supply Network would like to invite you to participate in the E-discussion (27 April – 22 May 2015)

• What are the roles and responsibilities of local government in rural water supply?
• How are these roles and responsibilities fulfilled?
• What are the challenges that local government faces in order to undertake these roles and responsibilities?
• What ideas, tools and experiences are there to ensure that local government can take up its roles and responsibilities?
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