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Awash Basin Water Resources Administration Agency Establishment Proclamation (No. 129/1998).

Country/Territory
Ethiopia
Document type
Legislation
Date
1998
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Water
Keyword
Inland waters Institution Monitoring Surface water Water supply Waterworks River basin institution Irrigation Groundwater Basin/catchment/watershed
Geographical area
Africa, Eastern Africa, Landlocked Developing Nations, Least Developed Countries
Basin
Awash (Inland basin)
Abstract

The Awash Basin Water Resources Administration Agency is established as an autonomous Federal Government Organ that shall be accountable to the Minister of Water Resources. The objectives of the Agency shall be to co-ordinate, administer, allocate and regulate the utilization of the surface water resources of the Awash River Basin. The Agency shall administer the available water of the Basin that flows through territories of more than one Regional Government, construct waterworks, allocate water

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