Apr 11, 2017

Navy installs six more RO plants

Sri Lanka Navy opened six more Reverse Osmosis (RO) plants installed in the villages of Diwulankadawala Dharmajayanthi Viharaya,   Wadigeweva in Medirigiriya,  and Nawa Vilana Pulliyagoda Rajamaha Viharaya in Dimbulagala, Madatugama in Kekirawa, and Wellamudawa in Thirappane.

The RO facilities installed with the financial allocations of the Presidential Task Force on Prevention of Chronic Kidney Disease at villages of Divulankadawala, Wadigeweva and Dharmajayanthi Viharaya in Chethiyagiri are capable of providing safe drinking water for 620, 495 and 590 families respectively. The RO plants at Nawa Milana Pulliyagoda Temple, Madatugama and Wellamudawa will provide safe water for 470, 510 and 1500 families respectively. The Ministry of Buddhasasana made financial allocation to install RO plant at Nawa Milana Pulliyagoda Temple.
The Sri Lanka Navy has installed a total of 185 Reverse Osmosis plants in different parts of the country till date, facilitating 86,586 families and 64,581 school children with safe drinking water.