The Commission

The Rivers State Water Regulatory Commission is established the Rivers State Water Sector of 2012. The Commission's Board consists of the following Part-time Members:

(a) Chairman;

(b) One nominee each of the following -

(i) a Legal practitioner who must be a member of the Nigerian Bar Association, Port Harcourt Branch or any of the Branches of the Bar in Rivers State who shall be with a minimum of fifteen (15) years cognate post-call experience;

(ii) an NGO, who is a professional with a minimum of ten years cognate experience in advocacy in the water sanitation sector of the State;

(iii) Port Harcourt Chamber of Commerce, Industry Mines and Agriculture; and

(iv) State Chapter of the Nigerian Society of Engineers with a minimum of 15 years cognate experience who shall be registered with COREN.

(v) State chapter of the Council of Mining Engineers and Geoscientist (COMEG)

(vi) a representative of the Ministry of Water Resources and Rural Development;

(vii) a representative of the Ministry of Environment.

(c) a chartered accountant or an Economist with a minimum of 15 years cognate experience appointed by the Governor.

(d) The Director General of the Commission.

    Water/Sanitation Tips

  • Ensure that your water closet is properly taken care of at all times.

  • Keep your surrounding clean. Mow your lawn regularly.

  • Turn off your fauset the moment you are through with fetching water.

  • Join in the GREEN revolution.

  • "Water does not resist. Water flows. When you plunge your hand into it, all you feel is a caress. Water is not a solid wall, it will not stop you. But water always goes where it wants to go, and nothing in the end can stand against it."― Margaret Atwood

  • "Human nature is like water. It takes the shape of its container."― Wallace Stevens

  • "High and fine literature is wine, and mine is only water; but everybody likes water."― Mark Twain