All water related activities carried out by local and foreign investors who hold Solomon Islands Water Permits must comply with the relevant sections of the River Waters Act and the Solomon Islands Water Authority (SIWA) Act that are applicable to the investor’s Water Permit and other relevant Solomon Islands legislation. Holders of Water Permits are also expected to comply with the objectives of Solomon Islands’ national water plans and policies and with international and regional water standards and practices of conventions, treaties, programs and initiatives that Solomon Islands is a party to.

Water Standards

pdf River Waters Act 1996 (61 KB)

pdf Solomon Islands Water Authority Act 1992 (2.03 MB)

International Water Obligations

Transparency & Compliance

Contact the Water Resources Division