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Thursday, 15 March 2018 - 11:29
Pollution hits Castlereagh Reservoir
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The fishermen say that the pollution of Castlereagh Reservoir has affected their livelihood.

The fishermen say many are disposing garbage into the reservoir.

The reservoir which is contributing the hydro power generation is coming under the purview of the Ceylon Electricity Board.

The fishermen say due to the prevailing situation they have unable to catch fish for the last one month.

The Castlereagh Reservoir covers an extent of 445 hectares and it is a popular place amongst tourists as well.


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