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  1. $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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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 agree ...

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

  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 Developme ...

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

  12. 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 regu ...

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

  13. 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

  14. ADB Lends Sri Lanka $453 Million for River Diversion Project

    26 Jun 2015- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COLOMBO, Sri Lanka The Asian Development Bank (ADB) this week approved a $453 million USD loan to finance a major project to divert water from the Mahaweli River to Sri Lanka’s north-central dry zone. The proj ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/26/2015 - 09:59

  15. IWMI Calls for Using Wastewater as a Resource

    23 Mar 2015- 10:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COLOMBO, Sri Lanka Urban planners seeking to make cities of the future more sustainable should look to wastewater as a valuable resource, according to a new publication from the International Water Management ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/23/2015 - 10:39

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