• 27/02/12: WEBSITE UPDATE. Our team is currently updating the website to propose better services, such as rainfall forecast outlooks and drought monitor. Some pages might not be working for a few weeks. We are sorry for the inconvenience. 
  • 15/02/12: CONGRATULATION to the water unit team! The Water, Sanitation and Hygiene policy framework has been officially endorsed by Parliament cabinet. This is a big step forward to better management, protection and sustainable use of Nauru's scare water resources. You can download the policy document here.


  • 07/09/11: The Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Policy Framework is under development. You can access a Draft of the policy here. Comments are welcomed using our Facebook page.

  • 05/09/11: The Pacific IWRM project is currently building compost toilets in Kayser college and Anetan primary school.  It will hopefully demonstrate that the facility is easy to use and efficient to protect groundwater from fecal contamination. The project is also seeking Households willing to take part in the project and install compost toilet in their home. Please access our Facebook page to express your interest or contact CIE Environment using the contact details at the bottom of the page.

  • 04/09/11: Launching of The CIE Environment Resources Center. 

Hosted Projects



Pacific Adaptation To Climate Change



Integrated Water Resource Management



Sustainable Land Management


Project Steering Committee

The Project Steering Committee is composed of the heads of various department and the Community leaders. It has been created to facilitate cross-sectoral coordination to support national policy and institutional change.


The Library contains a broad range of information and documentation related to water resources, climate change and environment in Nauru, regional and global context. An education material section has been especially developed for school teacher and student.

Weather monitor

The weather monitor provides a 2 months rainfall outlook, a drought monitor and other weather related data. .

About CIE Environment

CIE Environment is a division of the Ministery for Commerce, Industry and Environment of the Republic of Nauru. This website is an extention of the government webportal:

Partners organisations

Contact Information

CIE Environment Division

Government building 2nd floor

Yaren District, Nauru

Tel: (+674)557 3133-304