Schools get water treatment plants from navy
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
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.