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Navy builds water treatment plant at Hambegamuwa

Navy builds water treatment plant at Hambegamuwa

[Sep 24 2016]

Another water treatment plant (RO) has been built by the Navy at the Hambegamuwa Junior School in Monaragala. The Reverse Osmosis (RO) plant built under navy's community welfare initiative to prevent Chronic Interstitial Nephritis in Agricultural Communities was declared open during a ceremony on Friday (24th September).

The RO plant has a capacity to treat 10,000 litres of water per day that will help over 180 students and about 300 families in the village to access safe drinking water.Navy has developed and installed 25 such water treatment (RO) plants across the island where the prevalence of kidney disease is widespread. Meanwhile work on another RO plant to be installed Tathabalagama in Hambegamuwa will begin on Saturday (24th September).

Members of the Maha Sangha, Uva Provice Project Director Mr. Jagath Pushpakumara, senior naval officers and a large number of area residents were present at the opening ceremony.

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