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The supplies and Material Management Division performs the supply chain management functions for the entire National Water Supply & Drainage Board.

Main function of the Supplies and Material Management Section:

  • Procurement and distribution of chemicals which are used for purification of water through the NWSDB treatment plants.
  • Procurement and distribution of water meters and new connection materials for the all stores of NWSDB.
  • Providing materials for the Head Office.
  • Getting approval and procurement of capital Items.
  • Assisting for the importing related activities with regard to Foreign Funded Projects.
  • Following up of the Materials Management activities of the whole NWSDB.
  • Following up of stock verification of NWSDB’s stores.
  • Arranging disposal and distraction of unserviceable and obsolete items of NWSDB.


Main objectives of supplies and material management section

  • Internal and external customer satisfaction.
  • Provide timely delivery of goods to the internal customer.
  • Timely payments to external customers.
  • Maintaining of good service level to internal customers without any stock out situation.
  • To increase inventory turnover rate.
  • To ensure transparency in purchase procedure.
  • Obtaining of value for money.
  • Reducing the carrying and ordering cost.
  • Expenditing the evaluation process & reducing lead time.
  • Timely disposal of obsolete and unserviceable stocks.

Contact Details

Supplies & Material Management Section
National Water Supply & Drainage Board
Head Office, Galle Road, Ratmalana
Tel: 011-5030765
Fax: 011-2625925
Deputy General Manager
Mr. R.M.A. Bandara
Tel: 011-5030765
Fax: 011-2625925, 011-2637191
Email: dgmsupmm@waterboard.lk