Water supply disrupted in Colombo and suburbs

5 July 2016 07:00 pm - 5     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Water supply to several areas in Colombo and suburbs were suspended at around 6 pm today following a burst in the pipeline carrying water to Dehiwala from Ambatale Water Refinery, the National water Supply and Drainage Board (NWSDB) said.

It said the water supply to areas of Dehiwala-Mt. Lavinia Municipal Council areas, Wellawatta, Kirulapone, Pamankada, Havelock Town, Bambalapitiya, Kollupitiya, Jayanthipura, Pelawatta, Mulleriyawa, Ambatale and Kohilawatte had been disrupted.

“The water supply would be restored by 6 am tomorrow,” the Water Board said.


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  Comments - 5

  • Sheik Ibnu Bin Lardaan Tuesday, 05 July 2016 07:43 PM

    I really hope that this is not purposely done to interrupt the eid festival

    Badur Tuesday, 05 July 2016 09:00 PM

    This happened in Eid day in Colombo city last year. A clear sabotage to discredit the government. Investigation needed. via DM Android App

    Truth Wednesday, 06 July 2016 03:34 AM

    Very true !!!

    mindset Wednesday, 06 July 2016 03:39 AM

    numerous times Colombo water supply was interrupted same as Electricity. Country cannot go forward with these sabotaging mindset of politicians.

    Mohan Wednesday, 06 July 2016 04:50 PM

    National water Supply and Drainage Board (NWSDB) is useless and also Dehiwala-Mt'Lavinia Municipal Council.

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