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CWSA Legislative Instrument 2007

IN exercise of the power conferred on the Minister responsible for the Community Water and Sanitation Agency by section 18 of the Community Water and Sanitation Agency Act, 1998 (Act 564) and acting on the advice of the Board of the Community Water and Sanitation Agency, these regulations are made this 14th day of December, 2011.




General principles

  1. District Assembly as approving authority
  2. Appeal
  3. Water and Sanitation Management Team
  4. Setting of Tariffs
  5. Financial administration
  6. Provision of water facility and related sanitation facility



  1. Basic requirements for community water facility
  2. Requirements for drilling and siting of borehole
  3. Pumps
  4. Basic design criteria for piped scheme and limited mechanization scheme
  5. Piped water supply system


Sanitation facility for institutions

  1. Design and construction criteria
  2. Criteria for siting of sanitation facility
  3. Defective sanitation facility


Water safety

  1. Activities to be undertaken by operator
  2. Establishment of water quality testing parameters
  3. Water quality testing
  4. Medical certification


  1. Tariff amounts for individual or institutional customer
  2. Methods of tariff collection
  3. Bills for tariffs
  4. Investment of portion of tariff


Miscellaneous provisions

  1. Customer complaints
  2. Inspection of pumps
  3. Charging of fees
  4. Damage of water facility
  5. Offences and penalties
  6. Transitional provision
  7. Interpretation



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