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

Our Services

Services of NamWater is decentralised to the five Business Units namely; Business Unit North-West, Business Unit North-East, Business Unit Central, Business Unit Coastal and Business Unit South.

The hydrological cycle in Namibia indicates that of the rainfall received, 83% is evaporated, 17% is used up by plants, 14% is lost through transpiration, 2% is run off in the rivers and 1% seeps underground, which may later be extracted through boreholes for consumption. Namibia sources of water are: border rivers, dams on ephemeral rivers, ground water, fountains, seawater desalination and recycled water.

Read more ...

The NamWater Laboratory, situated in Windhoek, has qualified expertise and the latest technological equipment to provide a prompt water quality analysis based on requests. Thus, the public is welcome to enquire about the quality of water they use.

Read more ...

Ingestion of water contaminated with Cryptosporidium can lead to some not-so-pleasant symptoms. For healthy individuals, it may cause diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps, headaches, and low-grade fevers, lasting from 1 to 2 weeks. In people who have suppressed immune systems, including HIV/AIDS patients, cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy, infants, and the elderly, drinking water with Cryptosporidium can be life threatening.

Read more ...

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