WASH Commission Act


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WASH Commission Act

August 23, 2018

Whereas a vibrant Water, Sanitation and Hygiene sector supported by direct National Government and development partners investment is critical to the rapid economic recovery, reconstruction and development of Liberia.


  • The Liberia National Water, Sanitation & Hygiene Commission is established with a mandate to promote and regulate the development, management of water, sanitation and hygiene services and serves as the principal government entity on water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) throughout the Republic of Liberia.
  • The functions of the National Water, Sanitation & Hygiene Commission include developing, promoting and encouraging a national agenda on the improvement of water, sanitation and hygiene services for the health, growth and development of the people of Liberia and to oversee implementation of this Act and the Water Supply and Sanitation Policy.
  • In collaboration with the Ministry of Lands Mines & Energy, Ministry of Public Works, Ministry of Health, the Liberia Water and Sewer Corporation and other relevant Government Institutions shall encourage and foster support for the governance of water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) sector.