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Navy installs more Water Treatment plants

Navy installs more Water Treatment plants

[Sep 07 2016]

Under its community welfare initiatives to prevent Chronic Interstitial Nephritis in Agricultural Communities (CINAC), Sri Lanka Navy installed another Reverse Osmosis (RO) Plant at Sampathnuwara Maha Vidyalaya in Sampathnuwara on Tuesday (6th September 2016).

According to navy media sources the new water treatment (RO) plant will provide safe drinking water for over 525 children, 35 teachers of and also 540 families in the area.

So far Sri Lanka Navy has built and installed 22 RO plants in areas where a high prevalence of CINAC is reported. The project is executed by Sri Lanka Navy's Research and Development Unit under the guidance of the Commander of the Navy Vice Admiral Ravidra Wijeguratne.

Navy's Research and Development Unit also expected to setup high quality RO Plants with a relatively low cost. Advancing the current technology, Navy has also initiated steps to build a solar power RO Plant in near future. Recently a mobile RO plant developed by the R&D unit was also deployed to provide safe drinking water to the people in Hambegamuwa.

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