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  1. Sri Lanka Suspends Coca-Cola’s Environmental License Over Fuel Pipe Leak

    27 Aug 2015- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COLOMBO, Sri Lanka Coca-Cola’s Sri Lanka unit has had its environmental protection license temporarily suspended after an oil leak from a fuel pipe at its facility in Biyagama polluted a major river, forcing a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/27/2015 - 10:05

  2. Sri Lankan Environmental Authority to Report on Northern Province Water Contamination

    2 Mar 2015- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COLOMBO, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka’s Central Environment Authority (CEA) will hand over a report on groundwater contamination in the country’s Northern province to President Maithripala Sirisena this week. Sirisena h ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/02/2015 - 10:05

  3. Sri Lankan Government Distributes Drinking Water to People Affected by Groundwater Contamination in Jaffna

    16 Feb 2015- 10:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COLOMBO, Sri Lanka The Sri Lankan government is taking steps to distribute drinking water to residents affected by groundwater contamination on the Jaffna peninsula, in the northern part of the country. The Na ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/17/2015 - 21:38

  4. Sri Lanka Urges Water-Saving for Southern Province

    20 Jan 2015- 11:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COLOMBO, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka’s National Water Supply and Drainage Board (NWSDB), the country’s main water supplier, on January 20th issued a notice to water users in the Matara district, in the country’s South ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/20/2015 - 11:02

  5. Sri Lanka Investigates Drying Wells in Central Province

    13 Jan 2015- 11:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COLOMBO, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka’s Disaster Management Center is investigating the sudden drying up of wells in villages in the Badulla district in the country’s Central Province. A joint committee comprising repr ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2015 - 11:03

  6. Sri Lankan Government Temporarily Restores Supply to Flood, Landslide Victims

    2 Jan 2015- 10:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COLOMBO, Sri Lanka The Sri Lankan government has temporarily restored safe drinking water supply to people affected by floods and landslides in the Badulla district in the country’s Central Province. Over 23 pe ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/02/2015 - 10:47

  7. Sri Lanka Builds New Pipeline to Supply Water to Landslide Victims

    5 Nov 2014- 12:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COLOMBO, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka’s National Water Supply and Drainage Board (NWSDB) will soon supply safe drinking water to people in areas that were affected by landslides in late October via a new, temporary pipe ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/05/2014 - 12:06

  8. Sri Lanka’s National Water Supply and Drainage Board Providing Water to Landslide Victims

    31 Oct 2014- 10:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COLOMBO, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka's National Water Supply and Drainage Board (NWSDB) has taken steps to provide safe drinking water to over 2,000 people displaced by landslides that hit in the Haldumulla and B ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/31/2014 - 10:49

  9. New Sri Lankan Budget Increases Spending on Irrigation

    29 Oct 2014- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COLOMBO, Sri Lankan Sri Lanka's 2015 budget increases spending on irrigation by $115 million USD, and includes plans to build small dams across numerous rivers in the country’s dry zone to cope with droug ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/29/2014 - 10:23

  10. Sri Lanka, AFD Sign $70 Million Supply Project Deal

    29 Sep 2014- 10:12 by Local Press Report COLOMBO The Official Government News Portal of Sri Lanka A loan agreement was signed by the Government of Sri Lanka with the French Development Agency (AFD) today to obtain a loan of US$ 70 million (approximately R ...

    Local Press Report - 09/29/2014 - 10:12

  11. Sri Lanka Plans $30 Million Drinking Water Project in Gampaha District

    23 Sep 2014- 10:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COLOMBO, Sri Lanka The Sri Lankan government is planning a new new, $30 million USD water supply project in the Gampaha district, in the western part of the country, according to sources at the National Water ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/23/2014 - 10:39

  12. Sri Lankan President Calls for Improved Network

    15 May 2014- 09:48 by Local Press Report COLOMBO Colombo Page Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has instructed the officials in charge of the country's water supply to establish and an advanced water supply network in the entire country. Preside ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2014 - 09:48

  13. Colombo Cracks Down on Restaurants Using Well Water

    10 Apr 2014- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COLOMBO, Sri Lanka The Colombo Municipal Council is cracking down on restaurants and hotels in Sri Lanka’s capital city and its suburbs that are illegally using water from tubewells during food preparation.  T ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/10/2014 - 10:05

  14. Sri Lanka Inaugurates Greater Colombo Water Rehabilitation Project

    6 Mar 2014- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COLOMBO, Sri Lanka Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa on February 28 inaugurated the $36.7 million USD Greater Colombo Water Rehabilitation Project. The project, located in the Gotatuwa area of Kolonnawa, a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/06/2014 - 10:11

  15. Sri Lanka Braces for Water Shortages Amid Drought

    24 Feb 2014- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COLOMBO, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka’s National Water Supply and Drainage Board (NWSDB), is urging residents to curb water use and conserve the resource, as ongoing severe drought conditions have caused a significant ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/26/2014 - 14:12

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