To determine principles, procedures, strategies and policies related to flood and drought management and prepare legislation,
To prepare flood management plans, to evaluate follow-up reports and to update the plans,
To prepare drought management plans on the basis of river basins to evaluate follow-up reports and to update the plans,
To make studies related to climate change impacts on water resources and adaptation measures and to follow the implementation thereof,
To make studies or have studies made, with the aim of determining the effects of climate change and the changes in the precipitation catchment basin and usage of those on floods and droughts
To monitor, record and report floods and droughts in coordination with the other institutions and associations and prepare flood annuals.
To determine the historical floods and droughts and make studies related to inferences from the past experiences to use at the present time.
To prepare water budgets for the demanded water resources and water bodies,
To determine leakage and evaporation from water resources and to execute necessary studies for the measures.
To make statistical evaluations with the hydraulic data and to publish the results by updating them periodically, to provide common terms regarding water statistics and statistical studies on hydrology,
To make studies or have studies made on hydrologic works, research and development, and implementation related to water resources and bodies,
To determine principles, procedures, strategies and policies regarding the followup of the flood and drought management plans at basin scale,
To follow-up and to report the implementation of the flood management plans,
To follow-up and to report the implementation of the drought management plans,
To follow-up and to report national and international studies, to prepare legislation and guidelines for required issues, to organize trainings or have trainings organized regarding the matters under the responsibilities of the Department.