Decision : 31 COM 7B.10
State of conservation of World Heritage Properties - Serengeti National Park
The World Heritage Committee,
1. Having examined Document WHC-07/31.COM/7B,
2. Recalling Decision 30 COM 7B.7, adopted at its 30th session (Vilnius, 2006),
3.Notes with concern the potential impact of lodge development on the water resources in the property;
4.Urges the State Party to ensure that the water resource studies recommended by the EIA studies are carried out as quickly as possible; and to provide copies of these studies to the World Heritage Centre and IUCN;
5.Requests the State Party to provide the World Heritage Centre by 1 February 2009 with an updated report on the state of conservation of the property including information on water mitigation measures, progress in following the EIA recommendations, and visitor management for examination by the Committee at its 33rd session in 2009.