Navy installs 100th RO Plant
[Jan 15 2017]
Sri Lanka Navy had installed its 99th and 100th
Reverse Osmosis (RO) plants at the Jaffna Police Station and the village
of Urewa, Padaviya respectively on Saturday (14th January 2017).
According to the navy media, the RO plant at Urewa
Village is capable of providing safe drinking water for 60 families
residing in the area and the RO Plant built at the Jaffna Police Station
can easily facilitate over 400 Police personnel attached to the station.
The Presidential Task Force on Prevention of Kidney
Diseases and Sri Lanka Police Headquarters provided the required
financial assistance for these facilities.
Navy?s Research and Development Unit launched the
project with building two RO plants in the villages of Poonewa and
Kadawath Rambewa on 22nd December 2015. So far Sri Lanka Navy has
installed 100 RO plants around country facilitating over 46,070 families
and 40,350 school children.
The funds needed to produce these RO plants were
generated through a monthly contribution of Rs 75/=, made by each naval
personnel at his will, Presidential Task Force on Prevention of Kidney
Diseases and other Governmental and Non-Governmental Organizations.