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Schools get water treatment plants from navy

[Oct 09 2016]


Sri Lanka Navy installed another Reverse Osmosis (RO) plant at Divulapalessa Maha Vidyalaya in Mahiyanganaya recently. The water treatment plant installed at the school will satisfy the drinking water requirements of around 500 students of the school and over 350 families in the surrounding area.

Sri Lanka Navy's Research and Development Unit has already installed 34 such RO plants in regions prone to kidney disease with the financial assistance from the Presidential Task Force on Chronic Kidney Disease Prevention, states navy media sources.

An awareness programme is also being conducted by the Navy to educate the general public of Chronic Interstitial Nephritis in Agricultural Communities (CINAC) to coincide with the installation of RO plants.

Meanwhile navy also installed a Reverse Osmosis (RO) plant at Rotelawela Primary School also in Mahiyanganaya. This plant will assist 356 children of the school and about 300 families in the surrounding village to draw pure drinking water for their daily needs.

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