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
The Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA) is responsible, in line with its statutory mandate, amongst other functions, to issue yearly forecasts for flood management geared towards flood disaster reduction and to improved social and economic development of the citizens. The 2020 edition of the Annual Flood Outlook (AFO) was unveiled by the Honorable Minister of
The Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency(NIHSA) stakeholders’ Validation Workshop for review and validation of the project for collection of baseline data, study of flood prone areas and production of flood vulnerability/hydrogeological maps for hydrological Area V(Niger South), held at the Presidential Hotel, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria on Wednesday, 26th June,2019.
JANUARY 2020 1.0 TRANSBOUNDARY BLACK FLOOD RISING IN NIGERIA The Transboundary Black Flood flow of River Niger from Guinea is still rising in Nigeria at Jiderebode, Kebbi State, upstream Kainji Dam in January 2020 and expected to attain its peak flow in February or March 2020. The flood has a maximum Water Level (WL) of
You are cordially invited to the 26th Regular Meeting of National Council on Water Resource (NCWR) with the theme “Water, Sanitation and Job Creation” scheduled for 22nd November, 2019. The Council meeting will be preceded by a meeting of the National Technical Committee on Water Resources (NTCWR) which is the technical advisory arm of the
LOKOJA FLOOD WATER LEVEL IN RED ALERT In August 2019, the Flood Water Level (WL) at Lokoja (Kogi State), confluence of Rivers Niger and Benue has reached the zone of Red Alert with a maximum WL of 8.24m corresponding to a discharge of about 15,716 m3/s on 31st August, 2019 and a minimum of
Engr. Clement Onyeaso Nze,Director General,Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA) ,receives the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Representative for North ,Central and West Africa,Mr. Bernard E.Gomez and the WMO National Officer, Mr Roland Abah on a collaborative visit to NIHSA.Group photograph shows,the NIHSA DG,the WMO guests ,NIHSA Director, Operational Hydrology, Mrs Aisha Ibrahim, Mrs Ifeoma Ndefo,Head,Press and
The Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA), Director General, Engr. Clement Onyeaso Nze meets with Mr Zak Karim, sales and Marketing, Africa, of the WAGTECH Projects group and his team comprising of Mr Chris Searle, Technical Manager, WAGTECH/Trace2o and Mr Sadiq Nasir, Director, Integrated Met Services Ltd in a collaborative visit to NIHSA on Monday 15th
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.