Monday to Friday: 8:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00

Our Divisions

The NamWater General Managers manage daily activities within the following departments: Water Supply, Finance & Asset Management, Corporate Services, Engineering & Scientific Services

AN OVERVIEW OF THE DEPARTMENT

Planning & Water Resources Management

The Department of Planning & Water Resources Management is made up of 3 divisions i.e.

  • Geohydrology
  • Hydrology and
  • Infrastructure Planning.

The staff is made up of Geohydrological and Hydrological Scientists who specialised mainly in either ground or surface water management and Engineers responsible for water infrastructure planning. It also provides for the NamWater GIS specialist.

The department is reporting to the CEO and delivers various services to the Business Units of Water Supply and the Department Programme Management.

THE FUNCTIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT AND THEIR ROLE IN THE PROCESS OF SUPPLYING WATER

The Department of Planning & Water Resources Management contributes to the reduction in the risk of security of water supply through:

  • Infrastructure planning
  • Water resources management i.e.:
    • ground water and
    • surface water
  • Geographical Information System (GIS) as a auxiliary service to the divisions and all other internal and external stakeholders

THE SERVICES PROVIDED BY THE DEPARTMENT

Geohydrology

  • Aquifer management
  • Assessment of ground water potential
  • Analysis of drilling and pump test results
  • Supervision of drilling works

Hydrology

  • Capturing and analysis of hydrological data
  • Analysis of dam leakage data
  • Flood monitoring and management
  • Assessing droughts and monitor mitigation measures
  • Analysis of open water transfer efficiency
  • Assessing surface water availability and reliability

Infrastructure Planning

  • Assessment of existing water supply scheme
  • Crafting of infrastructure development proposals
  • Analysis of viability and feasibility of financial investments in water supply infrastructure

Geographical Information System

  • Update and improve accuracy of existing spacial data
  • Capture new spacial data of infrastructure and other needs
  • Compiling of GIS related maps for various needs


Who Are We

The Namibia Water Corporation Ltd (NamWater) was officially registered as a company on 9 December 1997. It is a commercial entity supplying water in bulk to industries, municipalities and the Directorate of Rural Water Supply in the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry. The company has a permanent staff compliment of 594 employees (157 females and 437 males).

Area Offices

  • NamWater Okahandja Tel: +264 62 71 6000
  • NamWater Swakomund Tel: +264 64 71 6200
  • NamWater Oshakati Tel: +264 65 71 42000
  • NamWater Keetmanshoop Tel: +264 63 71 8000
  • NamWater Grootfontein Tel: +264 67 71 4000

Where to find us?

Address
176 Iscor Street,
Northern Industrial Area
Phone Number
+264 61 71 0000
+264 61 71 3000