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  1. 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 ...

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

  2. 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 ...

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

  3. 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 ...

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

  4. 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 ...

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

  5. 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 ...

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

  6. 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 ...

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

  7. 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

  8. ADB Lends Sri Lanka $128 Million for Water in Greater Colombo

    11 Aug 2016- 09:51 by Local Press Report COLOMBO Economy Next The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is giving Sri Lanka another loan of $128 million to fund safe water and waste water management in the Sri Lankan capital Colombo and suburbs. The ADB loan ...

    Local Press Report - 08/11/2016 - 09:57

  9. Sri Lanka's Nationwide Blackouts Affecting Water Supply

    14 Mar 2016- 08:50 by Local Press Report COLOMBO NDTV Sri Lanka today witnessed its third nationwide electricity blackout within six months due to technical problem which disrupted the water supply to many parts of the island nation. Access Energy ...

    Local Press Report - 03/14/2016 - 08:50

  10. Sri Lanka Awards Consultancy Contract for Mahaweli Water Security Investment Program

    30 Oct 2015- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COLOMBO, Sri Lanka An international consortium led by Germany’s Lahmeyer International GmbH has won a consultancy contract from the Sri Lankan government for the first phase of the Mahaweli Water Security ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/30/2015 - 10:02

  11. IWMI's Pay Drechsel Wins 2015 IWA Development Award

    16 Oct 2015- 08:44 by Local Press Report COLOMBO International Water Management Institute Pay Drechsel, a German visionary research leader in the agriculture-sanitation interface of developing countries, has been named the winner of the 2015 IWA ...

    Local Press Report - 10/16/2015 - 08:44

  12. ADB Lends Sri Lanka $150 Million for Mahaweli Water Security Investment Program

    21 Sep 2015- 08:08 by Local Press Report COLOMBO Daily Mirror The government of Sri Lanka is planning to transfer Mahaweli water to North Western, North Central and Northern Provinces under the Mahaweli Water Security Investment Program with the aim of ...

    Local Press Report - 09/21/2015 - 08:08

  13. Global Burden of Leptospirosis Much Higher Than Estimated: Study

    21 Sep 2015- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW HAVEN, CT, United States The global burden of the tropical disease leptospirosis is far greater than previously estimated, with over 1 million new infections and nearly 59,000 deaths per year, according to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/21/2015 - 10:02

  14. NWSDB Says No Arsenic in Colombo Drinking Water

    14 Sep 2015- 09:10 by Local Press Report COLOMBO News Radio The National Water Supply and Drainage Board (NWSDB) has assured that the drinking water in Colombo and the suburbs had not been contaminated with arsenic or any other toxic chemical despite ...

    Local Press Report - 09/14/2015 - 09:10

  15. Sri Lanka Reinstates Coca-Cola’s Environmental License in Wake of Fuel Leak

    3 Sep 2015- 10:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COLOMBO, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka’s Central Environmental Authority (CEA) this week temporarily lifted the suspension of the Environmental Protection License for a Coca-Cola plant in Biyagama. The environmental ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/03/2015 - 10:39

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