Scientific research works and achievements of the Institute are aimed at solving the most important problems, as well as introducing the results obtained into the production and educational process. They are divided into 7 main areas:

1. Technology of saving irrigation water, effective use of irrigation and drainage systems, development of scientific foundations, improvement of the ecological and meliorative state of irrigated lands;

2. Improvement of the construction of hydraulic structures, calculation, development, design and maintenance of the foundations of security;

3. Technology implementation of irrigation and drainage works, modernization, increasing the efficiency of operation, repair and restoration of the resource of machinery and process equipment;

4. Improvement of mechanized technology and technical means of agriculture;

5. Problems of energy efficiency and use of renewable energy sources in agriculture and water management;

6. Development of the basis for improving the organization of effective use of land resources of the Republic of Uzbekistan;

7. Development of organizational and economic bases for the use of land and water resources in irrigated agriculture.