The Water Resources Authority (WRA) was established by the Water Resources Act 1995. Its mandate is to regulate, allocate, conserve and otherwise manage the water resources of Jamaica. It;
Obtains, compiles, stores and disseminates data concerning the water resources of Jamaica;
Prepares and updates Jamaica’s Water Resources Master Plan
Prepares and updates Water Quality Control Plans
Regulates and Allocates the use of all freshwater resources
Provides Technical Assistance to any department or agency of Government, in respect of any projects, programmes or activities which relate to the development, conservation and use of water resources.