Groundwater abstraction permit

It is issued to prevent depletion of groundwater<br>

  • Purpose: It is issued to prevent depletion of groundwater<br>
  • Application Fees: Nil<br>
  • 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>
  • 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.
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