The Department Was estamilished in 2005 under the Special Cabinet Approval of "----" for the Upliftment of Rural Water Supply and Sanitation of Sri Lanka.
Mission of the Department
"Executing Community Water schemes & Sanitation Development, Community Water Organizations empowerment & Regulation, Water Sources conservation, Department Capacity Development with the due participation of all relevant stakeholders maintaining transparency as a main partner in the great task of creating a prosperous Sri Lanka"
What We Do?
Provide Support to the CBOs for Effective management of rural Water Supply schemes.
Facilitate improvement of existing Rural water & Sanitation facilities.
Capacity Building of Community based organizations
Plan, design and support implementation of new Rural Water Supply Systems and rehabilitation of current systems