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Central Water Commission

(Serving the nation since 1945)

Hydro-Mechanical Design of WR Projects

Central Water Commission has been providing preliminary   and detailed   design   consultancy   services   in   respect   of hydro-mechanical equipments to various water resources projects   of   the   country.     Besides design Consultancy of new projects, Consultancy services are also being rendered to the various special problems of existing projects referred to CWC by State governments. Technical  appraisal   of   projects   in  respect  of  future projects  is also  being  carried  out  and  comments  are being offered  for improvements to be made in detailed project   reports.    Other   works include preparation   of manuals & pamphlets, as assistance to Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) in preparation of Codes etc. As regards BIS Works. Director, Gates Design (NW&S) Directorate is entrusted to the works relating to formulation/ review / amendments of Indian standards under CED-7 & WRD- 12 as assigned by BIS.

What's New in CWC

The total water available in live storage of 100 reservoirs in the country being monitored by CWC was 54.258 BCM as on 01.08.2019.This is 33% of the total live storage capacity of these reservoirs and 80% of storage of average of last ten years : ..Read More


Revised Draft Concept Note on "Premissible Velocity in Concrete Lined Water Condutor System (Head Race Tunnel) Conveying Water for Power Generation ( Comments may be sent latest by 15th July 2019) : Click here ..Read More


5th meeting of Program Implementation Review Committee(PIRC) for CADWM, Mount Abu, 30 May 2019- chaired by Member (WP&P), CWC. Commissioner (CAD) MoWR, RD & GR, 12 Regional offices of CWC and 17 States and others participated in it.


3rd Meeting of Cauvery Water Management Authority (CWMA) was held on 28 May 2019 under the Chairmanship of Sh. S.Masood Husain, Chairman, CWMA & CWC at CWC-HQ, New Delhi.


User Manual For Uploading Publication/Flood Forecast on CWC website.Click here.