The Department is having one Assistant Engineer/Assistant Executive Engineer in each mandal and one Deputy Executive Engineer for each Assembly constituency.  
There are two Divisions in the district headed by Executive Engineers,  one is at  Srikakulam with jurisdiction of Srikakulam, Etcherla, Rajam, Amadalavalasa  and Palakonda Constituencies and the other is at Palasa  with jurisdiction of  Narasannapeta, Pathapatnam, Tekkali, Palasa and Itchpuram constituencies. 
There is a Superintending Engineer at Srikakulam for entire district.                 
Execution of works: 
The Department is normally execute/construct all drinking water works such as Borewells, Single Village Schemes , Multi village schemes and other works in rural area with the financial assistance of Andhra Pradesh Government,  Government of India, Local bodies and any other agency.  The sanitation programme is also carried out in rural area by the Department with the financial assistance as above.
The operation and maintenance of all drinking water sources is entrusted to local bodies in GO MS No. 569 dated 22.12.2007 of PR & RD Department. The operation and maintenance of Multi Village Schemes will attend by the Zilla Praja Parishad, the operation and maintenance of Single Village Schemes will attend by the Gramapanchayat and operation and maintenance of Handpumps will attend by the Mandal Praja Parishad under the technical support of RWS&S Department.  The sanitation is normally done by the Gramapanchayat with the technical support of RWS&S Department.