Navy installs water treatment plant in Northern Island
[April 20 2017]
As a part of the community service project conducted
by the Sri Lanka Navy, another Reverse Osmosis (RO) plant produced and
installed by the Navy was ceremonially declared open at the St. Mary's
Church in Kayts Island on Sunday (16th April 2017).
According to Navy media sources the Research and
Development Unit of the Sri Lanka Navy had installed the RO Plant within
two days utilizing funds from the the Naval Social Responsibility Fund.
So far the Sri Lanka Navy has produced and installed a total of 191 RO
Plants in areas prone Chronic Kidney Disease within the country thereby
enabling 90,646 families and 70,200 school children to draw safe
drinking water for their day to day requirements.
In addition five more RO plants were also installed at
the villages of Damanayaya in Dambulla, Kudagama, Halmillewa and
Mayingamuwa in Anuradhapura, Thabbowa in Puttalam, Thissapura in