The strategy and future vision of the Hydraulics Research Institute is based on the overall strategy of the National Water Research Centre. The main objectives of the Institute are:


- To provide the technical and scientific experience and advice to decision makers and water managers in the   Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation in the fields of; hydraulic engineering, river morphology, hydraulic   structures, river training and protection.

- To conduct research programs in the different fields of water related topics; water hammer problems, pump   stations intakes, power plants cooling systems, coastal zone management, water resources management,   ..etc.

- To transfer the knowledge and technical experience available to water professionals from the region through   the training and capacity building activities organized at its Regional Training Centre.

- To use the available knowledge and experience in the institute and the communication and information   technology facilities in conducting collaborative and joint research with other institutes in the region.