2000 Water Law

The Water Law of 2000 introduced the licensing of wells, making groundwater development on paper no longer a free-for-all.
In practice, water rights are still largely associated with landownership, which is private (van Steenbergen et al., 2011).

GROUNDWATER SECURITY IN YEMEN: WHO IS ACCOUNTABLE TO WHOM? Frank van Steenbergen, Omar Bamaga and Adel Al-Weshali 2011

Tony Richard Sep2002. Assessment of Yemen Water Law Final Report View PDF