011 2 697050 / 011 2 694835 hyd3@wrb.gov.lk



Adequate access to clean and safe water for all


To advice the Government and the people on assessing, harnessing, developing and frugally utilizing particularly by regulating the finite groundwater resources in the country, working in close collaboration with community, relevant central & local government departments/ division/ authorities/ institutions, national and international organizations and scientific community


  • To become the nations central Institution for managing the all groundwater resources of the country.

  • To ensure availability & sustainable management of water  with emphasis to groundwater resources in the country


  • To set up of standard legislative protocols on water well construction &   implement on all the governmental & private stake holders to comply with it.

  • To establish & update Centralized Groundwater Information & Data Centre for management,  research & development of the GWR within the country