The Corporation is saddled with responsibilities among others as follows:
Control and manage all waterworks vested or to be vested by law,
Establish, control, manage, extend and develop such existing ones as the Corporation may consider necessary for the purpose of providing water in order to meet the requirements of the general public, agriculture, trade and industry in the state,
Ensure that water is supplies to the consumers thereof at reasonable charges and in profitable quality and adequate quantity,
To increase coverage and quality of way encouraging participation of the private sector, communities and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO’s) in the areas of projects identification planning design, implementation financing and management of its water supply systems.