The Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA) is a governmental agency established under the Ministry of Water Resources. The Act for the establishment of the Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency was signed into law by the President on the 27th day of August, 2010
UPDATE ON FLOOD ALERT: 6th September, 2018 The Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA) wishes to update the General Public, especially the riparian states & communities by the banks of Rivers Niger and Benue and their floodplains, that there has been systematic daily rise in the water levels on both rivers Niger and Benue. Records from
UPDATE ON NIHSA EARLY FLOOD WARNING IN NIGERIA AS AT 30th August 2018 Again, the Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA) wishes to inform the general public, especially the riparian states and communities by the Banks of River Niger & its floodplains, that River Niger is still rising with likelihood of occurrence of River Flooding. A
NEWS ALERT! The Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA) wishes to inform the general public, especially those living by the Banks of River Niger and its floodplains, that River flooding is likely to occur. The middle Niger portion of the Niger Basin (Niger Republic) experienced high flows last week. The flood has advanced into the Lower
BOARD MEMBERS PAY COURTESY VISIT TO THE AGENCY The Honourable Minister of Water Resources, Engr. Suleiman Adamu, on the 22nd of February, 2018 inaugurated members of the board for the Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA). The members are Engr. Atiku Dungurawa as the chairman from Kano State, Ibrahim Magaji Gusau, member from Sokoto State, Otunba
Arising out of the agency’s organizational structure are EIGHT (8) Area offices, one in each of the EIGHT (8) Hydrological Areas. Two Field offices are also to be operated under each area office. The Area Offices are responsible for field investigations and carrying out of relevant activities of the Agency at the state and local government levels.
To create a dynamic and advanced hydrological service with capabilities of facilitating and supporting the harnessing, controlling, preserving, development and management of Nigeria’s valuable water resources in a sustainable manner.
To provide information on the status and trends of the nation’s water resources including its location in time and space, extent, dependability, quality and the possibilities of its utilization and control, through the provision of reliable and high quality hydrological and hydrogeological data on a continuous basis.