PURA regulates water and electricity by virture of the PURA Act as well as the Electricity Act. Historically the provision of electrcity and water services have been provided by the state own utility NAWEC. However since 2006 the private sector has also begun to play a significant role in electricity production.
Currently urban water services are provided by NAWEC and PURA's roles in mainly focused on water quality monitoring. this is done through a Memorandum of Understanding with the Ministry of Water Resources through their Abuko Lab. Sewages services are limited to the City of Banjul.