Standardization in the field of water resources development and management; to include activities covering utilization of water resources for all uses. In regard to drinking and industrial water supply, the work shall be confined to making the raw water available for treatment and distribution. However, special publication for water management shall include all facets of technology and engineering covering entire hydrologic cycle. In regard to water for hydroelectric uses, the work shall include planning and design of hydroelectric development and powerhouse structures but may not include generation, transmission and distribution equipment
Each Technical Department member brings in expertise from their respective field of work.