The Centre Water Commission entered into a Memorandum of Agreement for Development of International Centre of Excellence for Dams under externally funded Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Project Phase II and Phase III
CWC is attached to the Ministry of jal Shakthi, Department of Water Resources, River development and Ganga Rejuvenation.
It is headquartered at New Delhi.
CWC is headed by a chairman, with the status of Ex-Officio Secretary to the Government of India.
The commission's work is divided among 3 wings - Designs and Research(D&R) wing, River Management(RM) wing and Water Planning and Projects (WP&P) wing.