The main focus of the sub-sector is to ensure ecological and river systems integrity for sustainable development through:

  • production of River Systems Outline Plans (RSOPs), including Catchment Outline Plans and integrating these with trans-boundary River Basin Plans
  • facilitation of studies including but not limited to dam safety and management, flood mitigation and control, ecosystems approaches, raw water tariff setting and policies, among others.
  • development of policy guidelines and monitoring protocols on water quality, waste water, surface and ground water exploitation and use