About Lake Rukwa Basin Water Board:
The Lake Rukwa Water Basin was established in May, 2004 by the previous Water Utilisation (Control and Regulation) Act no. 42 of 1974 and its subsequent amendments Act No. 10 of 1981, Act No. 17 of 1989 and Act No. 8 of 1997.
The Basin is an entity of government under the Ministry responsible for water & Irrigation, mandated to manage (protect, develop and allocate) water resources within the basin as stipulated under Water Resources Management Act No. 11 of 2009.