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Water Resources Management Rules, 2007 (L.N. No. 171 of 2007).

Country/Territory
Kenya
Document type
Regulation
Date
2007
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Water
Keyword
Surface water Groundwater Water abstraction Water rights Authorization/permit Wetlands Registration Access-to-information Transport/storage Hydropower generation Flood Irrigation Water users' associations Monitoring Well sinking/boreholes Waterworks
Geographical area
Africa, Eastern Africa
Abstract

These Rules implement provisions of the Water Act, 2002. They shall apply to all policies, plans, programmes, and activities to which the Act applies. Matters covered by these Rules include: public notification and consultation; the protection of the water resources monitoring network; Water Resource Users Associations; the register of water bodies; approvals, authorizations and permits; declaration of a watercourse or a wetland for the purposes of water resources management by the Water Resourc

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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Legislation | Kenya | 2002 (2003) | Repealed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

Amended by

Water Resources Management (Amendment) Rules, 2012 (L.N. No. 105 of 2012).

Legislation | Kenya | 2012

Keyword: Surface water, Groundwater, Water charges, Effluent waste water/discharge, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Water Resources Management (Amendment) Rules, 2011 (L.N. No. 93 of 2011).

Legislation | Kenya | 2011

Keyword: Surface water, Groundwater, Registration, Inspection, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX