Water Resource Planning & Regulation Department

Registration of Hydrogeologists FY 2018-2019

Sections 5 and 13 of the Water Act Cap 152 vests the rights to investigate, control, protect and manage water in Uganda in the Director responsible for water resources, on behalf of Government. In exercising his/her powers, the Director may require any class or type of  persons to keep, maintain records and furnish any information concerning the investigation, use, control, protection, management or administration of any water or concerning any waste, as may be prescribed in the regulations or notice.

Licensed Drilling Permits Holders July 2017/June 2018

The general public is informed that all those involved in the business of drilling boreholes in Uganda have to apply for DRILLING PERMITS before they embark on any water well drilling activities. Drilling Permits are issued annually (1st  July to 30th  June) after submitting an application to the Director, Directorate of Water Resources Management and meeting all requirements for engaging in borehole drilling activities in Uganda. The following is therefore a list of companies with valid drilling permits for the  period 1st  July 2017 to 30th  June 2018.