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Central Water Commission

(Serving the nation since 1945)

Research

  1. Indian National Committee on Surface Water (INCSW)

The Indian National Committee on Surface Water (INCSW) is an apex body to the R&D activities in Surface Water in general and R&D programme of MoWR in particular and to promote and coordinate effective participation of India in the international programmes related to Surface Water and to act as national committee for such international bodies where required. INCSW was constituted by merging functions/works of 4 earlier national committees namely INCID, INCOH, INCH and INC-GECM) Vide letter no. 7/1/2012-WP&P-C/1347-91, dated 21.06.2012.

INCSW is headed by Chairman, CWC and Director , INCSW, CWC is Member Secretary and there are 12 members representing MoWR/CWC, CSMRS, CWPRS, NIH, DST/DSIR/CSIR, Min.ofAgr., WALMIs, IIT, NGOs etc. INCSW’s main objective is to promote research work in the field of Water Resources Engineering (Surface Water aspect) by providing platform to academicians/experts in the Universities, IITs, recognised R&D laboratories, Water Resources/ Irrigation departments of the Central and State Governments and NGOs under R&D Programme of Ministry of Water Resources (MoWR). INCSW acts as an Indian arm of ICID.

Presently, there are total 91 R&D Schemes in hand (i.e. on different stages of completion/premature closing & on-goings). 

Indian National Committee on Surface Water - List of completed projects under INCSW

What's New in CWC

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

02/07/2019

The total water available in live storage of 91 reservoirs in the country being monitored by CWC was 30.461 BCM as on 06.06.2019.This is 19% of the total live storage capacity of these reservoirs and 103% of storage of average of last ten years : ..Read More

04/06/2019

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.

04/06/2019

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.

04/06/2019

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

31/05/2019