Sewage to be cleaned and pumped out to sea

Monday, 25 February 2013 - 13:09


Secretary to the National Water supply & Drainage Board Amarananda Gunasekara states that there is an impending risk of sewage containing human faeces contaminating ground water in areas beyond the Colombo city limits which also includes Sri Jayawardhanapura Kotte.

According to Gunasekara the increase in population has been cited as the cause.

Secretary to the NWSDB Amarananda Gunasekara expressing his views to our news team stated that the board has decided to implement a special sewage disposal programme to convey the sewage to sea.