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Monday, 03 December 2018 - 13:07
An investigation launched into the oil spill in Castlereigh reservoir
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The ministry of power and renewable energy says that, the generation of electricity has not been disrupted in spite of oil depositing near the bund of the Castlereigh reservoir

The central environment authority has launched an investigation into the matter.

A spokesperson for the Laxapana power plant noted that oil had been depositing into the bund of the reservoir for over the last few days.

Generally Water flows to Castlereigh reservoir from the Keselgamu oya and Dikoya through Bogawantalawa- Maha-eliya reserve.

The Castlereigh security division noted that owing to private institutions discharging oil into these rivers without clearance to do so, the oil has been accumulating in the Castlereigh reservoir.

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