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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.

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THE ESTABLISHMENT OF NAMWATER

The Namibia Water Corporation Ltd. (NamWater) was officially registered as a company on 9 December 1997. Its Head Office is situated at 176, Iscor Street, Northern Industrial Area, Windhoek. The company has offices and water schemes in all the 14 political Regions of the country. 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. The board ensures that NamWater utilizes the scarce water resources in the best interests of Namibia and the Namibian People.

The Water Utility supplies water in bulk to Industries, Government Institutions, Municipalities, Local Authorities, Commercial Entities such as Mines and to the Directorate of water supply and sanitation in the Ministry of Agriculture Water and Forestry. The Directorate in turn supplies water to the rural communities. The company strives to recover the full cost of water supply and is committed to providing its customers with a reliable source of quality water at the affordable rates. In terms of article 100 of the Namibian Constitution, land, water and natural resources belong to the State. The custody of these resources lies with Government and the responsibilities for the overall management of the national water resources cannot be divorced from the Government. With the incorporation of NamWater, Government will not lose control over the water sector.

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