Skip to Content
Water Resources Department
 
Improving and sustaining the precious water resources is the main objective of the Water Resources   Department. The Water Resources Department of Tamil Nadu is responsible for planning, developing and managing the State's water resources for irrigation, maintenance,flood control and diversion, Regulation of ground and surface water and interlinking of rivers.

 

IAMWARM

IAMWARM In an agrarian state like Tamilnadu, there is need for intensifying efforts to improve productivity, and income. Growth in agriculture depends on increasing the efficiency and productive use of water.

Read More

 

Announcement
Welcome To Tamil Nadu Water Resources Department  Portal (Right time Information covering 17 Basins, 34 Rivers )-One Stop Info

 

 

Web Content Display

 

150 Years of PWD

The Public Works Department of Tamil Nadu which was established in the year 1858 by Lord Dalhousie has turned 150 years. This department has over the years, undergone several structural and organizational changes to be in tune with changes in the political and administrative systems and with pace and orientation in the developmental activities . PWD Department  Read More

 

The Vision of TNWRD is to improve irrigation service delivery and productivity of Irrigated Agriculture with effective Water Resources Management in river basin / sub basin frame work in Tamil Nadu.

Click Here Hon'ble Chief Minister's Vision 2023

The Mission of TNWRD Effective Preventive Maintenance of irrigation structures and appurtenance on priority basis and service delivery in time in terms of quantity in the field of water sector.

 

     GALLERY (DAMS & CANALS)

  • descriptiondescription
  • descriptiondescription
  • descriptiondescription
  • descriptiondescription
  • descriptiondescription
  • descriptiondescription
  • descriptiondescription
  • descriptiondescription
  • descriptiondescription
  • descriptiondescription
  • descriptiondescription
  • descriptiondescription

Regions

There are Four Regions formed  based on River Basins and Five Functional Units based on activities. The Water Resources Organisation was structured to have the set up as under for administrative reasons and easy financial flows the controls to be built in the following set up of the Department.       

1. The Engineer-in-Chief, WRD and Chief Engineer (Gen), PWD, Chennai .  Read More