Jaffna and Kilinochchi Districts are situated in Northern part of Sri Lanka and these areas are experiencing a surge of returnees and economic activities are already thriving. There are 01 Municipal council, 03 urban councils, and 13 Pradesh Sabhas functioning in Jaffna and 04 Pradesh Sabhas functioning in Kilinochchi District. Total populations are 650,720 in Jaffna district and 140,145 in Kilinochchi district.
The National Policy on safe drinking water and safe sanitation are given below
In Jaffna Peninsula, Currently 29 Small scale Water Supply Schemes are being operated by NWSDB and Local authorities. In addition to these the Jaffna Municipality Water Supply Scheme is maintained by Jaffna Municipal Council.