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Navy installs water treatment plant in Northern Island

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 Medirigiriya recently.

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