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NWSAB2004: Malaysia Country Paper: National Water

NWSAB2004: Malaysia Country Paper: National Water

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Department of Drainage andIrrigation, Malaysia
Ministry of Natural Resources andEnvironment
as of 27
March 2004(formerly of Ministry of Agriculture)
The views expressed in this paper are the views of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views orpolicies of the Asian Development Bank (ADB), or its Board of Directors or the governments theyrepresent. ADB makes no representation concerning and does not guarantee the source, originality,accuracy, completeness or reliability of any statement, information, data, finding, interpretation, advice,opinion, or view presented.
Mandate of DID
Ministerial Act 1969
 –DID looks after
HydrologyRiver ManagementCoastal ManagementFlood MitigationIrrigationAgricultural Drainage
Ministerial Act 1969
Largely covers, at the Federal GovernmentLevel
 –river basin management –Coastal zone management
But many aspects of the above, covered byother agencies, e.g.
 –Domestic and Industrial Water Supply –Hydropower –Sewerage Services –Groundwater –Meteorological Services –Water Quality Monitoring and Enforcement
Malaysian Constitution
Water and Land Generally, A state matterExceptions
 –town and country planning, public health, sanitation,drainage, irrigation, rehabilitation of mining land, etcare on both state and federal lists –Shipping, navigation, fisheries, federal works onwater supplies, rivers and canals (except thosewholly within one state or regulated by anagreement between all states concern), productionof waterpower is under federal jurisdiction.
Sector Reforms
initiatives by DID and Others
DID Federal
 –High profiling/capacity building IRBM/IWRM –Love our rivers campaign –since 1992 –Klang River Basin Cleaning Program –since 1993 –Carrying out studies on river basins –Initiating setting up of MyWP -1997
Malaysian Water Vision 2025Bringing together 67 Partners
Pushing for the setting up of the NWRC before 1997 by DID andWater Supply DeptState DID of Sabah
 –Setting up of the Department of Water Resources, Sabah
State DID of Selangor
 –Setting up of the Selangor Waters Authority
DID Federal, Institutional Study -2003
Propose re-engineering of water/land related departments
Sector Reforms
As a result
The setting up of the NWRC in 1997, following a droughtand water supply crisisSetting up of the Department of Water Resources,SabahSetting up of the SelangorWaters AuthorityOverarching national policy on IWRM/IRBM in
 –OPP 3 (3
Outline Perspective,2001-2010) –8
5-yr Malaysia Plan (2001-2005)
Reengineering of Federal Ministries, 27
March 2004,resulting in the setting up of
 –Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment –Ministry of Energy, Water and Telecommunications

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