Lake Victoria North Water Services Board (LVNWSB) is one of the eight Water Services Boards established under the Water Act 2002 section 51(2), as part of the reforms in the water sector. The Board was established in March 2004 vide gazette notice no. 1717.
The mandate of the Board is to contract, monitor and enforce agreements between the Board and water service providers in accordance with regulations set by the Water Services Regulatory Board; ensure effective and economical provision of water services within its area of jurisdiction; monitor and acquire assets; plan, manage and develop water and sewerage services; and take custody of water services provision assets on behalf of the national goverment.
"To be the leading Water Services Board in the provision of accessible, adequate and quality water and sanitation services"
"To ensure sustainable provision of adequate, quality and affordable water and sanitation services"
Corporate objectives of the Board
(a) To strengthen the institutional capacity of the Board to achieve its mandate
(b) To improve and increase access to quality water and sanitation services
(c) To achieve financial sustainability of the Board in five (5) years
(d) To mainstream crosscutting issues: gender, governance, HIV/AIDS, environment, and pro-poor policies in all water supply and sanitation activities.
Core business of the Board
(a) Hold assets and spearhead development,
(b) Establish and contract Water Service Providers;
(c) Investment planning,
(d) Develop capacity for Water Service Providers,
(e) Regulate Water Service Providers,
(f) Monitor and evaluate water service provision in areas where there are no WSPs.