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Central Water Commission

(Serving the nation since 1945)

Water Management

Water Management under CWC encompasses monitoring of reservoirs levels and storage capacity of important reservoirs, issue of status bulletins thereon and compilation of storage behaviours of important reservoirsof the country and issue of weekly bulletins in respect of five important reservoirs of Cauvery Basin.It also acts as a nodal Directorate for coordinating the works of ICAR - CWC joint panel and the activities related to IWRA (International Water Resources Association).The Dte will strive to increasethe numbers of reservoirs being monitored progressively. Historical aswell as current data to be integrated with India WRIS, Drought monitoring and management, urban and rural drinking water supply scenario, Coordination with CGWBregarding GW. Development scheme. Legal aspects of ground water, GW scenario across the country - flagship program of the ministry and its likely impact on water resource  sector.