Maharashtra Water Supply and Sewerage Board was constituted on the 1st January,
1997 under the Maharashtra Water Supply and Sewerage Board Ac, 1976 for rapid
development and proper regulation of Water Supply and Sewerage service in the
State of Maharashtra. The name of the Board was changed as Maharashtra Jeevan
Pradhikaran with effect from 10-3-1997. The primary objective of the Pradhikaran
is to promote potable Water Supply and satisfactory sanitation facilities so as
to achieve and maintain clean environment.