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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. France Supports Sri Lanka Utility Water Management

    7 Feb 2017- 09:58 by Local Press Report COLOMBO Economy Next France will train senior staff of Sri Lanka’s water utility to better manage water resources and reduce waste at a time it is coping with a severe drought amid modernisation of decades-old pipel ...

    Local Press Report - 02/07/2017 - 09:58

  10. ADB gives USD60Mn for Drinking Water in Sri Lanka’s Kidney Disease Prone Areas

    4 Nov 2016- 12:39 by Local Press Report COLOMBO Lanka Business Online Sri Lanka has entered into a agreement with the Asian Development Bank to obtain 60 million dollars to implement clean drinking water facilities in the island’s chronic kidney disease p ...

    Local Press Report - 11/04/2016 - 12:39

  11. Over 500,000 Affected by Drought: Ministry to Provide Water

    17 Oct 2016- 07:38 by Local Press Report COLOMBO Daily News The ongoing drought has severely restricted the water supply to about 550,000 people the areas of Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, Moneragala, Hambantota and Ampara.;The Treasury has allocated Rs. 25 m ...

    Local Press Report - 10/17/2016 - 07:38

  12. Drought Drives Sri Lanka Tea Price to New High

    7 Oct 2016- 11:46 by Local Press Report COLOMBO Economy Next The monthly average price at Sri Lanka’s tea auctions in Colombo hit a new high in September owing to a sharp downturn in production because of drought amid strong demand, brokers said. Demand w ...

    Local Press Report - 10/07/2016 - 11:46

  13. Sri Lanka Army Assists Drought Hit Communities

    7 Oct 2016- 11:46 by Local Press Report COLOMBO The Official Government News Portal of Sri Lanka Sri Lanka Army has taken the initiative to supply drinking water to drought hit areas of Welikanda, Dimbulagala, Lankapura, Thamankaduwa, Medirigiriya and Hin ...

    Local Press Report - 10/07/2016 - 11:46

  14. US EXIM Bank Chairman Visits Sri Lanka Project

    5 Oct 2016- 11:25 by Local Press Report COLOMBO Asian Tribune Chairman Fred Hochberg of the Export-Import Bank (EXIM) of the United States visited the Badulla site of the $64.9 million EXIM-funded water reservoir project yesterday. The water-supply projec ...

    Local Press Report - 10/05/2016 - 11:25

  15. Lanka Drought Affects Tangalle Supply

    21 Sep 2016- 07:22 by Local Press Report TANGALLE Daily News People resident in and around Tangalle as well as the Angunakolapelessa Divisional Secretariat Division are facing a grave drinking water problem due to the current drought, said Hambantota GA, ...

    Local Press Report - 09/21/2016 - 07:22

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