Ecolex Logo
The gateway to
environmental law
Search results » Legislation

Lake Naivasha Groundwater Conservation Area Order, 2012 (L.N. No. 9 of 2013).

Country/Territory
Kenya
Document type
Regulation
Date
2012
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Water
Keyword
Inland waters Water conservation zone Basin/catchment/watershed Groundwater Well sinking/boreholes Water abstraction Water charges Data collection/reporting
Geographical area
Africa, Eastern Africa
Abstract

This Order of the Water Resources Management Authority declares the Lake Naivasha Groundwater Conservation Area to be a groundwater conservation area for the purposes of the Water Act and provides rules for the abstraction of groundwater in that area. The Order requires borehole owners, among other things, to ensure that a wellhead protection area is protected from land use activities not associated with the water supply from the borehole, to submit monthly records of water abstracted to the res

Full text
English
Website
www.kenyalaw.org

References - Legislation

Implements

Water Act, 2002 (Cap. 372).

Legislation | Kenya | 2002 (2003) | Repealed

Keyword: Framework law, Basic legislation, Freshwater resources management, Waterworks, Water supply, Policy/planning, Water charges, Institution, Authorization/permit, Irrigation, Drainage/land reclamation, Water conservation zone, Water rights, Basin/catchment/watershed, Inspection, Groundwater, Public water, Special fund, Water shortage/drought, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX