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Water Quality and Sanitation

Department of Environment and Conservation

The Department of Environment and Conservation (DEC) was established in 1985. Its mission (approved by the National Executive Council on 22 August 1989) is to ensure natural and physical resources are managed to sustain environmental quality and human well-being.

The key legislations administered by the Department are:

Environmental Planning Act 1978

Environmental Contaminants Act 1978

Conservation Areas Act 1978

National Parks Act 1982

International Trade (Fauna & Flora) Act 1979

Fauna (Protection and Control) Act 1966

Crocodile Trade (Protection) Act 1974

Water Resources Act 1982

It also has an important role under the Forests Act 1992.

The University of Papua New Guinea is a Premier University established in 1965. It is located Main Campus, Waigani, National Capital District, Medical Campus, Taurama, National Capital District and Open College Campuses, 20 of the 21 Provinces of Papua New Guinea
Schools: Schools of Business and Public Policy, Law, Humanities and Social Sciences, Medicine and Health Sciences, and Natural and Physical Sciences
Open and Flexible learning programs in 20 provinces, and Franchise arrangements
Number of programs currently on offer: 103
Enrolment per year: 11-12 thousand students
Average graduates per year: 1,500
Origins of students: Papua New Guineans, South Pacific Islanders, Asians, Africans, and Europeans.

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Water quality Information and reports

Data and Resource

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Progress on Drinking Water and 2014 Sanitation

In 2012, 89% of the global population used an…

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Salinity Intrusion in the Fly River Estuary, Papua New Guinea

Intensive field and model studies were…

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PNG National Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WaSH) Policy 2015-2030

In urban areas, responsibility for providing…

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Water quality of the Madang Lagoon, Papua New Guinea: A status report

Very little is known about the water quality…

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Papua New Guinea: Provincial Towns Water Supply and Sanitation Project

It is desirable that all citizens of Papua New…

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Papua New Guinea: Faecal Sludge Management in Port Moresby

Half of the population in Port Moresby dispose…

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Papua New Guinea: Provincial Towns Water Supply and Sanitation Project

It is desirable that all citizens of Papua New…

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Publisher PNG Conservation and Environment Protection Authority, University of Papua New Guinea (UPNG)
Modified 19 July 2021
Release Date 19 July 2021
Identifier c17663c9-5495-4273-9227-106ce6c9cfab
License Public
[Open Data]