Objectives and Responsibilities of NIWM
Protection restoration , and introduction of historical hydraulic structures such as storage dams, diversion dams, weir-bridge, cisterns, qanats, water mills ,cold stores ,traditional canals and Irrigation networks, water supply and distribution systems, ethology and cultural issues concerning water.
Establishment of water museum across the country
Identification, listing and introduction of important historical hydraulic systems, applied research and investigation in historical, cultural and technical tests concerning the ancient hydraulic structures for their protection and renovation.
Design ,execution ,restoration and refurbishment of water supply and distribution systems ,identification ,collection& presentation of deeds &documents relating to the culture and traditions of different Iranian tribes in respect of mode of water supply and use protection and preservation of documentation ,valuable historical water-related objects and tools and exhibiting such items.
Persuasion and support of researchers working on exploration and identification of ancient water works, Irrigation techniques and flood control.
Establishment of archives, date bank, and libraries focused on history of water holding numerous seminars, gatherings and exhibitions to promote the technical knowledge of the experts concerned and information exchange in respect of water oriented sciences in national and in ternation scales.