Going by a visionary concept of the President, His Excellency Maithripala Sirisena and with the sponsorship of the Presidential Task Force on Prevention of Chronic Kidney Disease, 21 more Reverse Osmosis (RO) plants were declared open for the ownership of the public recently. Sri Lanka Navy’s Research and Development Unit made a commendable effort in setting up these RO plants, making use of its technological know-how and expertise.
Accordingly, 06 RO plants were declared open at Maha Elagamuwa, Siri Seevali Raja Maha Viharaya, Moragoda, Sri Ashokarama Vidyalaya, Dambewatana and Pallegama Maha Vidyalaya in Kekirawa on 14th September 2018. In similar vein, 05 more RO units were declared open at Pahalagama, Ereyagama, Kuda Ballan Katta, Pahalagama Gramaya, Saman Eliya in Thambuththegama on 18th September.
Further, 03 RO plants were also erected at Siyambalagaswewa Viharaya in Thalawa Dembata Wewa and Ambagaswewa in Horowpathana on the same day. Meanwhile 05 similar facilities were vested in the public at Naya Kapu Wewa, Maha Halmillewa, Bethkewa Sandika Wewa, Kalenika Wewa Viharaya and Mee Kumbukwewa in Kahatagasdigiliya on 19th September. Making the tally to 21 two more Reverse Osmosis plants were declared open at Sri Jayasumanaramaya and Muddalama Muslim Maha Vidyalaya in Trincomalee on 20th September.
This noble project carried out following the concept of His Excellency the President and with funds provided by the Presidential Task Force on Prevention of Chronic Kidney Disease, will be carried out in many areas of the country in the future as well, utilizing Navy’s manpower.