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#The National Water Resources Institute, a parastatal of the Federal Ministry of Water Resources, has responsibility for training, research and data management relating to water in general.
 
#The National Water Resources Institute, a parastatal of the Federal Ministry of Water Resources, has responsibility for training, research and data management relating to water in general.
 
#All the River Basin Development Authorities, which are also parastatals of the Federal Ministry of Water Resources involved in the provision of water supply to rural environments within their catchments.
 
#All the River Basin Development Authorities, which are also parastatals of the Federal Ministry of Water Resources involved in the provision of water supply to rural environments within their catchments.
 
====Professional bodies====
 
 
The [http://www.nah-nigeria.org/ Nigerian Association of Hydrogeologists] (NAH) is the professional body concerned with due process and best practices in the exploration, development and management of Nigeria’s water resources. The NAH disseminates information on the state of the nation’s water resources through annual conferences and a journal, Water Resources. Through membership of the Hydrology and Hydrogeology Subcommittee of the National Technical Committee on Water Resources (NTCWR), the technical arm of the National Council of Water Resources (NCWR), the NAH contributes to the development of water resources policies and legislation, including the Water Resources Act 100 and the Nigerian Standard for Drinking Water Quality, and is currently involved in their review and/or implementation.
 
  
 
====Legal framework for groundwater management====
 
====Legal framework for groundwater management====
  
Legislation has been developed, including the Water Resources Decree 101 promulgated in 1993 (now referred to as Water Resources Act 100), but is under review and awaiting enactment.
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Legislation has been developed but is awaiting enactment.
  
 
The 2004 National Water Policy aimed to decentralise management of water to the most local government unit possible and to maximise user participation in planning and management , with central government retaining overall control of water governance.  
 
The 2004 National Water Policy aimed to decentralise management of water to the most local government unit possible and to maximise user participation in planning and management , with central government retaining overall control of water governance.  
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*drill future boreholes 20 m deeper
 
*drill future boreholes 20 m deeper
 
*position pumps at greater depth (20 m deeper than present)
 
*position pumps at greater depth (20 m deeper than present)
 
  
 
=== Transboundary aquifers===
 
=== Transboundary aquifers===

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