The water system in the province include levels I, II, and III. Level I facility is where water comes from the immediate source. These are shallow wells, deep wells, dug wells, springs, and rainwater collectors.
In 2004, 94 percent of the total 73,239 households in the province had access to potable water. In 2006, it dropped to 90 percent of the total 82,048 households. This seeming reduction of population served can be attributed to the increase in the number of households. The water systems did not increase; some of the units became nonfunctional because of lack of maintenance.