Ministry of Water and Environment

 Ministry of Water and Environment is a Government Ministry to ensure provision of quality water and environmental protection services in the country.

This Ministry is one of the key social service delivery sectors charged with management and sustainable utilization of water and environment resources for the betterment of the population of Uganda.

Ministry of Water as it is commonly known has Directorates that include; Water Resources Management, Water Development, and Environmental Affairs.

This Ministry has affiliated institutions like National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC), National Environment Management Authority (NEMA), National Forestry Authority (NFA) to carry out its role.

The role of this Ministry is to oversee a number of areas that include: development of public sanitary facilities, promotion of good practices of hygiene and sanitation in small towns and rural growth centers, water for production both on farm and off farm, water use and management of industries, commerce, wildlife and tourism.

 Mandate

Ministry of Water and Environment  is mandated to:
•    management and sustainable utilization of water and environment resources for the betterment
•    To improve the quality Water resources for population.
•    To ensure better access of water and environment resources in all parts of the country.
Leadership
Minister of Water and Environment Prof. Ephraim Kamuntu is charged to provide political leadership to this Ministry.

Basic Contacts: 

P.O. Box 20026
Kampala - Uganda
Tel: +256 414 505942
Email: mwe@mwe.go.ug