Water contamination forces supply to be curtailed

The contamination of the water at the Kelani river has once again forced the supply of water to parts of Colombo and Greater Colombo to be curtailed.The National Water Supply and Drainage Board said that the water supply had to be curtailed in Colombo, Kotte and Dehiwala, Mount Lavinia Municipal Council areas. Water at the Kelani river was found to have been contaminated a few days ago and the supply was then curtailed. It was later found that a soft drinks company was responsible for the contamination. (Colombo Gazette) read more