Reservoirs in catchment areas reach spill level

Reservoirs in catchment areas reach spill level

Reservoirs in catchment areas reach spill level

Written by Staff Writer

18 Aug, 2018 | 6:44 pm

Colombo (News 1st) – Heavy rains in catchment areas has resulted in an increase in the water levels of a number of major reservoirs.

According to Ministry of Power and Renewable Energy spokesperson Sulakshana Jayawardena, a number of reservoirs have reached spill level and as a result, the spill gates of a number of reservoirs have been opened.

He adds that due to the rise in water levels, hydroelectricity production has increased by 20%.

 

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