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Pumping Stationto prevent flooding in Colombo

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor August 3, 2019 18:38

Pumping Stationto prevent flooding in Colombo

Constructions of the third Pumping Station to control floods in Colombo were launched under the patronage of Minister Patalie Champika Ranawka.The Pumping station which is being built connecting the St. Sebastian south canal, will pump the water to Beira Lake and thereafter it will be released to the sea.

It will work automatically according to the fluctuations of water levels in canals and the intensity of rains. 1579 million rupees will be spent on the project. It is expected to be completed within 17 months. A Spanish company provides consultancy services to the project. The pumping capacity of the Pumping Station is 10 cubic meters per second.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor August 3, 2019 18:38

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