Odessa Regional Department of Water Resources is a state organization with the rights rendering of paid services. It refers to the authority of the State Water Resources Agency of Ukraine and was founded in 1949. In its activities, Odessa Regional Department of Water Resources recognize the Constitution of Ukraine and laws of Ukraine, acts of the President of Ukraine, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and the decisions of the Odessa Regional State Administration and the acts of the State Water Resources Agency of Ukraine. This organization is legal entity, which have independent balance, accounts in the institutions of the State Treasury and banks and seal with it’s name. Odessa Regional Department of Water Resources provids ,within the scope of their authority, resolve issues in aspect of water use, reservation and reproduction of aquatic resources, manages the engineering infrastructure of drainage systems and individual objects, owned by the state in the region.