•PHED is mandated to provide potable water and sanitation facilities to the rural population and planning and construction of mega water supply and,severage and dranage scheme in urban areas.. •Established in 1974, upgraded to administrative department in 1992, merged with C&W department in 2001, re-established in November 2009 as an independent administrative department. •The department has 02 CEs, 13 SE/DD, 36 Xens/DE, 73 SDOS/ ADEs, 156 S/Es, 1426 support staff and 9292 operational staff. •Schemes Completed: 5851 •Population covered: 18.6/25.9 million (72%)


•Planning, execution and maintenance of Drinking Water Supply & Sanitation Schemes in rural areas

Setting standards and specifications for various types of construction materials/equipment.

Water Quality Monitoring including maintenance of water quality data base.

Research and material testing pertaining to PHE sector projects.

Determination of water tariff and collection of water charges.

Services matters, except those entrusted to Establishment and Administration Department.

Engineering trainings and short skill development courses.


Provision of Safe drinking water and sanitation facilities to the people of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in an efficient manner at an affordable cost without any discrimination to promote health, hygiene and cleaner environment".

"Every Citizen of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has access to potable drinking water and Sanitation Facilities for ensuring high standard of Public Health

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Public health Engineering Department
Civil Secretariat, Peshawar.
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Paksitan

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