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State Water Cadastre (AM0039)



Action Plan: Not Attached

Action Plan Cycle: 2018

Status: Active


Lead Institution: Water Resources Management Agency of the Staff of the Ministry of Nature Protection

Support Institution(s): Water Committee of the Ministry of Energy Infrastructures and Natural Resources, State Committee of Real Estate Cadastre Non-governmental organisations

Policy Areas

E-Government, Public Service Delivery, Water and Sanitation

IRM Review

IRM Report: Pending IRM Review

Starred: Pending IRM Review

Early Results: Pending IRM Review

Design i

Verifiable: Pending IRM Review

Relevant to OGP Values: Not Relevant

Potential Impact: Pending IRM Review

Implementation i

Completion: Pending IRM Review


5. State Water Cadastre: Creation and introduction of a unified information system for water resources
Commitment Start and End Date Commitment Start: November 2018
Commitment End: August 2020
Lead implementing agency Water Resources Management Agency of the Staff of the Ministry of Nature Protection
Person responsible from lead implementing agency Hrant Zakaryan
Title, Department Head of Water Resource Cadastre and Monitoring Division of the Water Resources Management Agency
Phone +37411 818 543
Other actors involved Other state actors involved Water Committee of the Ministry of Energy Infrastructures and Natural Resources, State Committee of Real Estate Cadastre
Civil society, private sector Non-governmental organisations
Issues subject to regulation - Updating the State Water resources’ Cadastre program,
- establishing contacts between the available databases within interested organisations and the database of the Water Resources Management Agency of the Ministry of Nature Protection by providing complete water resources information.

Main objective - Raise the level of effectiveness of regulation of water resources management by ensuring sustainable use of water resources in terms of nature protection and economy,
- raise the level of public awareness and participation in the issuance of permits for water use.
Brief description of commitment The Water Resources Management Agency of the Staff of the Ministry of Nature Protection of the Republic of Armenia manages the State Water Cadastre, which constitutes an information system. Currently, works are being carried out to update the State Water Cadastre, and after updating, the complete data, except for information containing official, commercial and other secret protected by law, will be posted on the relevant website all legal and natural persons may make use of. At the same time, in case of availability of appropriate software, it will also be possible to implement the function for granting permits electronically.
OGP challenge addressed by the commitment Improvement of public services, promotion of public integrity

Relevance to OGP values From the perspective of accessibility of information, the creation and introduction of a unified information system for water resources will serve as a major impetus in terms of transparency of the sector and improvement of the provision of public services.
Ambition  introducing more transparent and effective mechanisms for providing information about water resources
 managing risks and reducing administration
 ensuring public participation in the process of solving issues related to water resources management
Promotes efforts for implementation of SDG Goals or Targets 6. Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all

Verifiable and measurable criteria for performance of commitment Start Date: End Date:
Revising the terms of reference for updating the database of the State Water Cadastre November
2018 March
Bringing the database of State Water Cadastre into compliance with the requirements set under Decision of the Government of the Republic of Armenia No 68-N of 2 February 2017 March
2019 June 2
Establishing a relationship between the tabular and spatial components of the State Water Cadastre June
2019 September
Designing a unified database for water resources September
2019 December
Launching a new database of the State Water Cadastre by providing a link between the state information database and inventory data submitted by the interested departments January
2020 August

Armenia's Commitments

  1. Open Data in Official Declarations

    AM0035, 2018, Asset Disclosure

  2. Government Grant Transparency

    AM0036, 2018, Fiscal Transparency

  3. Beneficial Ownership Register

    AM0037, 2018, Anti-Corruption Institutions

  4. Modernization of Community Website

    AM0038, 2018, E-Government

  5. State Water Cadastre

    AM0039, 2018, E-Government

  6. Land Cadastre

    AM0040, 2018, E-Government

  7. Integrated Social Services

    AM0041, 2018, E-Government

  8. Unified Information System for Management of Education

    AM0042, 2018, Capacity Building

  9. Exploring Medical Assistance Program

    AM0043, 2018, E-Government

  10. Platform for Submitting Petitions

    AM0044, 2018, E-Government

  11. Public Service Dashboard

    AM0045, 2018, E-Government

  12. State Travel Transparency

    AM0027, 2016, E-Government

  13. Accountability for Grants of the Government

    AM0028, 2016, E-Government

  14. Transparency of the State Budget

    AM0029, 2016, Fiscal Transparency

  15. "Open Data" in Official Declaration:

    AM0030, 2016, Anti-Corruption Institutions

  16. Portal for Community Decisions.

    AM0031, 2016, Capacity Building

  17. Accountability Licensing

    AM0032, 2016, Capacity Building

  18. Accessibility of Integrated Social Services

    AM0033, 2016, E-Government

  19. "One-Stop-Shop" Pilot Project Within Military Registration Offices

    AM0034, 2016, Capacity Building

  20. Digitization and publication of data in the “Republican Geological Fund” SNCO

    AM0016, 2014, Extractive Industries

  21. Ensuring Transparency in Mining

    AM0017, 2014, Extractive Industries

  22. Ensuring Public Awareness About Health Care Financing

    AM0018, 2014, E-Government

  23. Ensuring Transparency of Asset and Income Declarations of the RA High-Ranking Officials

    AM0019, 2014, Asset Disclosure

  24. Online Broadcasting of the State Procurement Appeals Board Sessions

    AM0020, 2014, E-Government

  25. Community Microsurvey Introduction in 10 Communities

    AM0021, 2014, E-Government

  26. Ensuring Open, Transparent, Participatory and Accountable Process of State Policies and Legislative Reforms

    AM0022, 2014, E-Government

  27. Public Awareness on the Lawmaking Activity of State Governance Bodies

    AM0023, 2014, E-Government

  28. Ensuring Transparency of the Election of Governing Boards of the RA General Secondary Education Institutions and of the Annual Budget Planning and Expenses of Ra General Secondary Education Institutions

    AM0024, 2014, Education

  29. Knowledge and Capacity Building of Public Servants in the Freedom of Information and Anticorruption Field

    AM0025, 2014, Capacity Building

  30. Ensuring Transparency of Local Self Government Bodies of Large Communities

    AM0026, 2014, E-Government

  31. Reviewing the Regulatory Normative Legal Acts (Regulatory Guillotine Project)

    AM0001, 2012, Legislation & Regulation

  32. Improving Internal Audit System for the Public Sector

    AM0002, 2012, Audits and Controls

  33. Improving Procurement Procedures

    AM0003, 2012, Capacity Building

  34. Improving Budget Planning and Reporting Systems Through Full Utilization of Program Budgeting

    AM0004, 2012, Audits and Controls

  35. Promoting Transparency and Objectiveness in Tax Administration

    AM0005, 2012, Conflicts of Interest

  36. Fight Against Corruption

    AM0006, 2012, Anti-Corruption Institutions

  37. Introduction of a Unified Payment System (Portal)

    AM0007, 2012, E-Government

  38. State Car Inspection Improvements

    AM0008, 2012, Infrastructure & Transport

  39. Implementation of an Electronic System for Consular Services

    AM0009, 2012, Citizenship and Immigration

  40. Implementation of Mail-Armenia System

    AM0010, 2012, Citizenship and Immigration

  41. Introduction of e-Statistics System

    AM0011, 2012, E-Government

  42. Introduction of e-Documentation Sharing System in Urban Communities

    AM0012, 2012, E-Government

  43. Ensuring Transparency of Asset Declarations

    AM0013, 2012, Asset Disclosure

  44. Standardization of Offical Websites Content

    AM0014, 2012, E-Government

  45. Improvement of Knowledge and Skills of Public Servants on Access to Information

    AM0015, 2012, Capacity Building