The Ministry of water Resources Development was created in 2001 vide circular letter dated 27th March 2001 with Ref. No.SGD.86/T/76. The Ministry of water resources is charged with the duty of Hydrology and Hydro-geology.Part of the statutory responsibilities of the Ministry is the provision of rural and urban water supply and technical services.The ministry is also tasked with the following responsibilities:
i. Urban and Rural water supply
ii. Dam development
iii. Hydro geological and Hydrological Research
iv. Supervision of Urban Water Board and Rural Water Agency.
The mission of the Ministry is to control, protect and manage the huge reservoirs of surface and ground waters, which exist in Delta State so as to provide adequate and regular portable water at an affordable cost and on a sustainable basis to all Deltans.
Urban Water Board.
Rural Water Board