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Navy installs more than 240 RO plants

Navy installs more than 240 RO plants

[August 04 2017]

Sri Lanka Navy has installed another three (03) Reverse Osmosis (RO) water treatment plants at Kandulugamuwa Vidyalaya, Galnewa, Muslim Vidyalaya, Negama and in Thunukkai village, Mullaitivu. These RO plants were opened for public use on Wednesday (02nd August), states Navy media.

The RO plant installed at Kandulugamuwa Vidyalaya is capable of providing required drinking water for 431 students of the school and 378 families in the locality, while the one at Negama Muslim Vidyalaya can provide water 700 students and   over 325 families in the area. Financial allocations for the RO plants installed at the two schools were facilitated by the Presidential Task Force on Prevention of Chronic Kidney Disease. Financial provision for the other RO plant was provided by the Pakistani Government and Sirasa Gammedda programme.

Navy's public welfare initiative in installing RO plants in areas prone to kidney disease has provided easy access to safe drinking water to over 115,925 families and 81,316 school children. So far the Sri Lanka Navy has produced and installed 242 RO plants across the island since December 2015.


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