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About Us

NamWater is a commercialized water entity and is not privatized. The Government of the Republic of Namibia is the sole shareholder, represented by a Board of Directors.

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NAMWATER CUSTOMERS

The primary objective of NamWater is to supply water in bulk to bulk customers. These bulk customers are:

  • Municipalities
  • Commercial entities such as mines
  • Government institutions
  • Regional Councils
  • Town Councils
  • Village Councils
  • Industries

Although this is the primary objective of the operations of NamWater, the Water Utility has been supplying water to individual customers and to rural communities. NamWater supplies 100 million m3 of water annually to Namibia with the following customers being the biggest consumers;

ANNUAL CONSUMPTION BY NAMWATER BIGGEST CUSTOMERS

Biggest Customers Annual Consumption in m3
Mines 13 138 186
City of Windhoek 10 407 942
Walvis Bay 6 512 500
Swakopmund 4 673 272
Ongwediva 1 246 519
Namibia Treated 81 905 196 
Irrigation 56 038 971

Corporate Governance

Corporate governance is the mechanisms, processes and relations by which corporations are controlled and directed. NamWater takes pride in its corporate governance. Kindly find the Business Strategy, Business plan and Latest Annual report.

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