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Saturday, 26 November 2016 - 13:29
Increase in waste disposed to Kelani River; Problems expected in water supply to Colombo
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The National Water Supply and Drainage Board has stated that there is a risk where water of the Kelani river could be contaminated.

Deputy General Manager of its Laboratory division, H A K Amarakoon stated that under the current conditions, water supply can be affected in the future.

The DGM further stated that there are over 4000 industrial workplaces in the river’s catchment area and that a severe issue will arise if these unfavourable human activities persist.

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