Irrigation Department

Sri Lanka is endowed with a hydraulic civilization natured by a rich Irrigation Heritage. We are committed to keep these traditions alive by the development and management of the water and land resources for sustainable use. While providing water for paddy cultivation, to produce the staple diet, rice for food security of the Nation, all other water needs of the respective Regions have to be fulfilled. Our policies, plans and programs are geared to achieve these ends.

https://www.irrigation.gov.lk/