Research on water and wetlands aimed at influencing policy
In the water and wetlands research laboratory; research has been carried out on water and wetlands resources with the focus on assessment and monitoring. We have been able to demonstrate the importance of wetlands in water treatment and pollution control. Results have influence policy by demonstrating the importance of urban wetlands like Nakivubo wetland. This wetland provides wastewater treatment function estimated at over 1 million US dollars per annum.
The Ministry of Water and Environment is in the process of gazetting this wetland so that it can be used sustainably