Kelani Ganga Right Bank Water Project:
North Colombo residents to benefit
The construction activities of the Kelani Ganga right- bank water
supply project that will cost Rs. 8,100 million will be launched on
April 19, Water Supply Minister Mahinda Amaraweera told the Daily News
More than 200,000 families in the North of Colombo will be benefited
from the project which will be funded by both the DANIDA and Government
funds, Minister Amaraweera added. Accordingly, people in the North of
Colombo, including Ragama , Kadawata, Ganemulla , Gampaha would benefit
by the project.
Amaraweera said that the public who faced difficulties in receiving
drinking water supply due to present low pressure situation in the city
limit of Colombo will ease from the project.
The project is scheduled to be commissioned by mid 2010.