(UDHAYAM, COLOMBO) – Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) opened two more Reverse Osmosis (RO) Plants installed at the Kebithigollewa Police Station, and fishing hamlet in Padaviya, for community use yesterday (12th Jan.).
As a result of the RO plant installation at Kebithigollewa Police Station, over 60 Police personnel and 280 families in the area are facilitated with safe drinking water. Meanwhile the facility at the fishing hamlet in Padaviya is capable of processing the safe drinking water requirement of 200 families in the village.
The Presidential Task Force on Prevention of Kidney Diseases and Sri Lanka Police Headquarters has provided necessary finance to set up these two facilities. Accordingly, Sri Lanka Navy has installed 98 RO plants in different parts of the country and facilitated over 45,610 families and 40,350 school children with safe drinking water to date.