The department’s main missions are Research
to find ways to actively respond to present national issues related to water and the environment, as well as to research on ways to conserve land. The department mainly focuses on the sustainable and integrated water quantity/quality management, the minimization of damages caused by floods and droughts, water quality improvement and river restoration for the pleasant formation of territory, advanced water supply technology, wastewater reuse, and plant efficiencies. Belonging the department, River Experiment Center and Integrated Water Management Research Center endeavor to develop and to distribute technologies including ⓐriver management based on full-scale experiments, ⓑriver facility development using new materials, ⓒland conservation technologies such as water environment improvement and river rehabilitation, and ⓓcomprehensive water management. According to these efforts, the department are expected to contribute to the establishment and implementation of a national land conservation policy so that the country can successfully address climate change.
01 River Experiment Center
02 Integrated Water Management Research Center
03 Urban Water Circulation Research Center