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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.

Article Index

CAPITAL PROJECTS OVER THE YEARS

Project Name Cost Project Description Status
Von Bach - Windhoek
Transfer
N$ 192 Mil New pump station between Whk and Von Bach that
increase transfer capacity
Completed
Divundu New Scheme N$ 25 Mil New Water Scheme Completed
Swakopmund - Mile 7
Water Supply Phase 2
N$ 25 Mil The pipeline link enabling Walvis Bay to be supplied
from Swakopmund
Completed
Noordoewer Scheme
Extension
N$ 14 Mil Water treatment plant, a clear water pump station
and sludge ponds
Treatment Plant
Completed
Omdel - Swakopmund
pipeline
N$ 454 Mil The replacement of Omdel-Swakopmund pipeline from
Areva Desalination plant
Completed
Berg Aukas Mine
Refurbishment
N$ 6.8 Mil New equipment being commissioned Completed
Rietfontein - Talismanis
Extension & upgrade
N$ 2.3 Mil Extension and upgrade Completed
Erwee Phase 2 N$ 1.6 Mil Consists of a section of pipeline that was replaced Completed

Click to View Projects Completed From 1998 - 2006

Project Name Cost Project Description Length in km Capacity in m3/h Commissioning
Berg Aukas Grootfountein Scheme   Transfer of good water from berg Aukas Mine in the Grootfontein District to the Eastern national Water carrier to be supplied to the Central Areas of Namibia during Periods of water shortage 18 720 1998
Dreigratsdrift - Skorpion Mine Scheme   Supply of portable water to the Skorpion Mine and Rosh Pinah town 42 870 2002
Koichab Pan-Luderitz Scheme   Potable water supply from Koichab Aquifer to Luderitz 120 200 2002
Swakopmund - Langer Heinrich Scheme   Potable water supply from Langer Heinrich Mine 82 205 2006
Swakoppoort - Von Bach Scheme   Transfer of raw water from Swakoppoort Dam to Von Bach Dam to supply Windhoek area, with reverse gravity flow option from Von Bach Dam to Swakoppoort Dam 54 1 450 1979/2004

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