Establishment and objectives of the Board

The Water Board of Lemesos is a Legal Entity under Public Law.

It was established in 1951, operating under the Water Supply (Municipal and Other Areas) Law, Cap. 350.

It is managed by a ten-member board, consisting of three members appointed by the Council of Ministers and seven members appointed by the local Municipalities that are supplied with water by the WBL.

The Chairman of the Board is appointed by the Council of Ministers.

The Board's sole purpose is to provide sufficient quantity and quality of water in order to meet the domestic, commercial and industrial needs of its consumers.

Its main concern and focus is to provide the best possible services to its consumers.

This objective is achieved by :

  • maintaining and expanding the water supply network;
  • planning and implementing technical projects with full respect to the environment;
  • imposing water rates to ensure the financing of development projects and the operation of the Board, on a non-profit-making basis;
  • upgrading the quality of the services provided, as well as by modernizing its procedures.