Maharashtra Water Resources Regulatory Authority
Key Work Areas
The key work areas of the authority are:
• Determination, enforcement and monitoring of Entitlements.

• Determination of bulk water tariffs for agriculture, industry and drinking water.

• Clearance of new irrigation projects, keeping in view techno-economics, water availability, environmental sustainability and the directives of the     Honrable Governor for removal of irrigation backlog.

• Coordination with the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) for preservation and enhancement of water quality.

• Coordination with Water Resources Department (WRD) for water conservation.

• Coordination with WRD for ensuring adequate hydro-meteorological networking

• Coordination with WRD to ensure annual publication of the Irrigation Status Report, Water Audit and Benchmarking reports.

• Dispute Resolution with regard to Entitlements.

• Hearing and disposal of petitions relating to tariff and other powers, duties and functions of the Authority.

• Coordination with WRD for preparation of basin-wise State Water Plans

• Bringing out technical manuals, guidelines and regulations with respect to the above functions.

• To introduce drip / sprinkler irrigation in areas receiving canal water for perennial crops.
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