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  1. Sri Lanka And India Discuss Water Infrastructure Cooperation

    14 Oct 2020- 09:08 by Local Press Report COLOMBO Republic World Indian High Commissioner Gopal Baglay met with Sri Lanka's water supply minister Vasudeva Nanayakkara on October 12 to discuss ways to further enhance the mutually-beneficial cooperation ...

    Local Press Report - 10/15/2020 - 07:06

  2. Underground Transfer Of Floodwater To Mitigate Droughts

    29 Sep 2020- 07:33 by Staff- Water Diplomat COLOMBO, Sri Lanka Dynamic groundwater storage provides opportunities to increase agricultural production during the dry season and enhance resilience to droughts, says a report by the International Management W ...

    Staff - Water D... - 10/05/2020 - 12:07

  3. Satellite Data Enhances Water Resource Management In African Countries

    29 Mar 2020- 10:10 by Local Press Report COLOMBO Space In Africa The International Water Management Institute (IWMI) has partnered with Digital Earth Africa (DEA) to leverage state of the art remote-sensing and data management technologies to enhance the ...

    Local Press Report - 03/29/2020 - 10:10

  4. "Chaos Map" Tool Informs Decision-making Around Resource Insecurity

    25 Oct 2019- 09:05 by Staff- Water Diplomat CAMBRIDGE, United Kingdom A new tool, described as a  “Chaos Map” of the world, may help people and governments to understand how escalating “chaos” can occur when pressures caused by limited resources are compo ...

    Staff - Water D... - 11/10/2019 - 13:15

  5. Agencies Pledge To Revive Sri Lanka Cascades

    24 Sep 2019- 05:36 by Local Press Report COLOMBO Colombo Page UNDP and Reforest Sri Lanka recently partnered with a commitment to revive the cascade systems in the Dry Zone of Sri Lanka by pledging to plant approximately 20,000 trees this season. As a fir ...

    Local Press Report - 09/24/2019 - 05:36

  6. Sri Lanka: $125 Million USD World Bank Support For Climate Resilient Agriculture

    19 Apr 2019- 07:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COLOMBO, Sri Lanka The World Bank has approved two new agreements to improve climate resilience and agricultural productivity for small farmers, and support infrastructure development in Sri Lanka. Under the C ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/19/2019 - 07:26

  7. $57 Million USD From Saudi Arabia For Sri Lanka Dams, Irrigation, Drinking Water

    13 Jan 2019- 08:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COLOMBO, Sri Lanka The Kalu Ganga River Development Project in central Sri Lanka has been officially opened by President of Sri Lanka Maithripala Sirisena and the Saudi Ambassador to the country. The $57 Milli ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2019 - 08:42

  8. Sri Lanka PM Opens Integrated Supply, Sewerage Project

    19 Aug 2018- 05:35 by Local Press Report COLOMBO Daily News Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe was in Kurunegala on August 13, where he vested in the public the integrated water supply system and sewerage project. The sanitation facility will cater to th ...

    Local Press Report - 08/19/2018 - 05:35

  9. Sri Lanka Invests $1.2 Billion USD In Access, Leakage, Climate Adaptation Programs

    15 Jun 2018- 11:42 by OOSKAnews Info COLOMBO, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka's National Water Supply and Drainage Board is investing $1.2 Billion USD to increase access to safe drinking water, but high borrowing costs, leaky pipes, and volatile weather may requ ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 07/05/2018 - 10:27

  10. Sri Lanka Strengthens Industrial Pollution Legislation

    17 Jun 2018- 10:40 by Local Press Report COLOMBO The Island Sri Lanka will strengthen its environmental law to enable more affective action against growing industrial pollution, urban waste disposal and illegal buildings. The law provides the legal framew ...

    Local Press Report - 06/17/2018 - 10:40

  11. Sinohydro Wins Sri Lanka Irrigation Canal Contract

    14 Mar 2018- 06:18 by Local Press Report COLOMBO Economy Next China’s Sinohydro Corporation Limited has won a Rs6.1 billion contract to build the Upper Elahera canal to transfer water for irrigation from a major river to a storage tank. Food Security Inno ...

    Local Press Report - 03/14/2018 - 06:18

  12. Sri Lanka Water Board Describes Supply Priorities

    4 Mar 2018- 11:02 by Local Press Report COLOMBO Colombo Page The National Water Supply and Drainage Board says that it has been compelled to acquire a certain quantity of water from the Rajanganaya reservoir for the Thambuttegama water supply scheme and r ...

    Local Press Report - 03/04/2018 - 11:02

  13. Sri Lanka Receives Further ADB Support for Drinking Water

    1 Dec 2017- 08:39 by Local Press Report COLOMBO Public Finance International The Asian Development Bank has approved an additional $120m in loans to bring drinking water to urban areas of Sri Lanka. In 2010, the ADB lent Jaffna Peninsula, one of Sir Lanka ...

    Local Press Report - 12/01/2017 - 08:39

  14. Disease Threat as Mora Hits Sri Lanka and Bangladesh

    31 May 2017- 13:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COLOMBO, Sri Lanka The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says it is reaching the most vulnerable communities affected by the floods in Sri Lanka with clean water and safe shelters as the island's wo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/31/2017 - 16:38

  15. Sri Lanka Appeals for Aid as Flood Deaths Exceed 150

    31 May 2017- 11:38 by Local Press Report COLOMBO Al Jazeera Flooding and mudslides have killed at least 151 people in Sri Lanka as emergency teams rushed to distribute aid to another half a million people displaced by the island's worst flooding in m ...

    Local Press Report - 05/31/2017 - 11:38