MWE Notice Board

Information to the General Public, May 2011

As a result of various articles that have appeared in the media referring to selling and leasing of lakes and water bodies in Uganda by government to private companies, the Ministry of Water and Environment would like to provide information to the public on how water bodies should be utilised and managed in Uganda. Read press statement: Information to the general public, May 2011  

JWESSP 2013-2018

The Ministry of Water and Environment informs the public that the process of preparing the next 5-years Donor /Government programme has reach a state where all the documents have been completed and uploaded to  this homepage. Final approval is expected in April or May 2013. Download final Programme Document here:


This document constitutes the completion report of the Joint Government of Uganda and Development Partners' Water and Sanitation Sector Programme Support (2008-2012). The report provides a summary of activities and achievements carried out under this Programme for all its components vis-à-vis the targets set out in the Programme Document. Download the report here!

JTR 2015 Presentations

The 7th Annual Joint Technical Review took place from 28th to 30th April 2015, at Country Inn, Masindi under the theme "Addressing Emerging Issues in the Water and Environment Sector" These were the presentations at this workshop.

Welcome to the Ministry of Water and Environment homepage

Welcome the the Ministry of Water and Environment homepage. The Website has been redesigned and new text and files are constantly added so please check frequently for updates and information. 

Many important documents have been uploaded here under the new Water Atlas, Minutes from JSR 2015, the SIP 2009, Updated 2012, and many other sector documents. Presently, more than 190 sector documents and reports have been uploaded. Important sector developments, like information about the new five-year Joint Water and Environment Sector Support Programme (2013 - 2018) and the annual sector reviews are regularly updated as well as the Noticeboard where important new activities are shown.  MWE / January 2015.

Sector Performance Report 2015

 The Water and Environment Sector Performance Report for the 2014/15 Financial Year (SPR 2015) indicates progress made in terms of delivery of water and environment services during 2014/15, and the respective trends over the previous years. download here!

Joint Water & Environment Sector Support Programme 2013-2018

JWESSPThe Government of Uganda (GoU) and its Development Partners (DPs) are currently implementing a 5-year Joint Water and Sanitation Sector Programme Support (JWSSPS, 2008-2013) that will end by June 2013.

This is to inform the public about the successor programme prepared for 2013 to 2018.  Present status is that the final Programme Document has been prepared and key stakeholders have signed the financial agreements in October 2013. Download the final Programme Document here:

Weather Forecasts

weatherThe Department of Meteorology, Forecasting Division is distributing real-time data collected within Uganda to users and is producing daily public and aviation forecasts for all flights using Ugandan air space. Follow this link to the uploaded data from the Department and for daily and seasonal weather forecasts.

Ministry of Water and Environment Vision, Mission & Core Values

coauganda115The Ministry's Vision & Core Values

"Sound management and sustainable utilisation of water and environment resources for the betterment of the population of Uganda; and the Mission as: To promote and ensure the rational and sustainable utilisation, development and effective management of water and environment resources for socio-economic development of the country"