Surfacewater abstraction permit

Regulate persons constructing or operating water works.<br>

  • Purpose: Regulate persons constructing or operating water works.<br>
  • Application Fees: 450,000 Ugx
  • License Fee: (a) 450,000 Ugx- New permit<br>(b) 200,000 - 3,000,000 Ugx payable annually depending on the amount of water being abstracted<br>(c) 1,000,000 - 20,000,000 Ugx payable annually depending on the megawatts generated for hydro power scheme.<br>
  • Maximum Processing Time: 3 Months
  • Related Websites: <a href="http://www.mwe.go.ug/" target="_blank">www.mwe.go.ug</a>
  • Validity: 5 Years
  • Contact Office: Directorate of Water Resources Management
  • Renewal Fee: 50,000 Ugx
  • License Type: Permit
  • Legal Basis: The Water Act Cap 152, The Water Resources Regulations, 1998
  • <ul><li>Applicant might be required to prepare and submit plans or other information to support the application.</li><li><font color="#3333ff"><a href="http://ursb.go.ug/services/business-registration/registering-a-new-company/" target="_blank">For companies or NGOs - Company profile indicating Memorandum and Articles of Association, shareholders and management set up -<b><font color="#3333ff"> </font></b><i>Uganda Registration Services Bureau</i></a></font>.</li><li>Application form.</li><li>Certificate of water quality analysis.</li><li>Evidence of payment to the bank.</li></ul>