There are 8 no. of Inter-State River Water Disputes tribunal set up under Inter State River Water Disputes (ISRWD) Act, 1956. Their present status are as follows:
Name of Tribunal
Date of constitution
Godavari Water Disputes Tribunal
Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh & Orissa
Award given on July, 1980
Krishna Water Disputes Tribunal -I
Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka,
Award given on May, 1976
Narmada Water Disputes Tribunal
Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Maharashtra
Award given on December, 1979
Ravi & BeasWater Tribunal
Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan
Report under section 5(2) given in April, 1987. A Presidential Reference in the matter is before Supreme Court and the matter is sub-judice.Further report under Section 5(3) is alsosubjudice.
Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal
Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Puduchery
Report under section 5(2) given on 5.2.2007. Special Leave Petition (SLP) filed by party States inHon’ble Supreme Court pending and the matter is sub-judice.Further report under Section 5(3) is alsosubjudice..
Krishna Water Disputes Tribunal -II
Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra
Report under section 5(2) given on 30.12. 2010.Further report under Section 5(3) issubjudice.
VansadharaWater Disputes Tribunal
Andhra Pradesh & Orissa
Report under section 5(2) issubjudice.
Mahadayi Water Disputes Tribunal
Goa, Karnataka and Maharashtra
Report and Decision under section 5(2) issubjudice.
The proposal to set up a standing tribunal in place of the existing tribunals to resolve the water disputes among the States is at a conceptual stage.