Water Resources Institute Kaduna

Can anyone here provide me the information about the Collaborations, training and research activities of The National Institute of Water Resources?

Ans:

The National Institute of Water Resources (NIWR) was founded on October 1979. It began to operate as a project under the Federal Department of Water Resources. Later it was legally established through the enactment of the “National Water Resources Institute” (NWRI) Decree No. 3.

Collaborations:

MDAs

UNICEF

WA-NET

WEDC

UNESCO

JICA

EC/EU

Training:

Training Activities

1.     Regular courses

2.     Short courses

3.     On-the-job training (out-reach system)

4.     Project specific training

5.     Training networks and centres

Training Committees

Admission Committee

Students’ Result Verification Committee

Examination Malpractice Committee

Professional Training

Certificate in Water Resources Technology

Advanced Diploma Hydrogeology

Research Activities:

Drilling of research boreholes in various states of the federation covering both sedimentary and basement complex areas.

Appraisal of Hydrogeological parameters of the basement complex

aquifer systems.

Hydrogeological studies.

Rapid assessment of drinking water quality (RADWQ) in collaboration

with FMWR, UNICEF and WHO

Evaluation of AquaPak solar water filter/pasteurizer (for UNICEF)

Assessment of water resources potentials and needs (in collaboration

with JICA)

Reservoir sedimentation monitoring and estimation using remote

sensing technology

Catchment parameters estimation using Geographical Information

System (GIS) capabilities

Isotope-aided study of the Sokoto Rima Basin and Illumedin Basin

aquifers in collaboration with International Atomic Energy Agency

(IAEA) Vienna, Austria

Contact:

National Water Research Institute

Kaduna, Nigeria ‎


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