Lankapage Logo CP 18 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* New project launched to improve water supply to Matara
Mon, Aug 7, 2017, 12:11 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Aug 06, Colombo: A new water supply project in Matara district was vested with the public today under the patronage of Town Planning and Water Resources Minister Rauf Hakeem.

Ministers Mangala Samaraweera, Lakshman Yapa Abeywardena and state Minister Sudarshini Fernandopulle also participated in the occasion.

The new project will improve water supply to consumers of low water pressure areas, network expansion & construction of a salinity barrier.

The project is significant since it was implemented targeting the expected increase in population by the year 2046.

Under the project 16,000 cubic meters of water obtained from the Nil Wala River can be purified daily in the fourth phase.

In conjunction with the project a salinity barrier is being constructed with the objective to prevent sea water mixing with the river water during water shortages.

 


ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories ::
Sri Lanka Human Rights Commission organizes film festival to mark International Day in Support of Victims of Torture
-- [1 hour and 19 minutes ago]
BOI enterprise Jiffy Products Sri Lanka (Pvt) Ltd celebrates 15 years of operations
-- [1 hour and 49 minutes ago]
Sri Lanka court orders arrest of villagers who killed leopard
-- [2 hours ago]
Norwegian research vessel arrives in Sri Lanka for a marine resources research
-- [2 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Prime Minister pledges to strengthen local businesses
-- [3 hours ago]
'Enterprise Sri Lanka' program to boost domestic private investment launched
-- [4 hours ago]
Sysco LABS second Engineering Nexus meetup on 4 July
-- [5 hours ago]
UK says dispute with Sri Lankan glove maker should be resolved by the company and local authorities
-- [5 hours ago]
Police officer killed in jewellery store heist, mastermind of robbery arrested
-- [6 hours ago]
Sri Lanka court grants bail to extremist Buddhist monk convicted of threatening missing journalist's wife
-- [6 hours ago]

Copyright © 2000, 2016 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.