Refurbishment of Kelani river’s flood control dams underway

Refurbishment of Kelani river’s flood control dams underway

Refurbishment of Kelani river’s flood control dams underway

Written by Staff Writer

31 Jul, 2020 | 3:49 pm

COLOMBO (News1st): A programme worth Rs 35 million has been launched to repair flood control dams in the Kelani River, the irrigation department has said.

The eight-kilometre northern dam running from Peliyagoda is being renovated, the department’s Colombo District Director Priyani Jayadeera said.

The objective of the program is to regulate flood control in the areas on both sides of the Kelani River, according to the official.

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