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Sea erosion at Kalpitiya

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Residents of Ilanthiadiya of Kalpitiya Divisional Secretariat claim that their village is at risk of being washed away due to sea erosion. This is a fishing village of 300 families which is situated close to the Norochcholai coal power plant. Pix by Jude Samantha



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  • TIKIRI GE KABARAGOYA Tuesday, 14 August 2012 12:37 PM

    NO NO should give up the land to the sea and make a harbor, Bring the sea water in. Our population is increasing and going to live on the seawater.

    SADA Tuesday, 14 August 2012 07:38 AM

    These things happen thanks to lethargic top level bureaucrats of the Dept of Sand Conservation.If there are commissions available yes,they are very smart on there duties.

    Sunny Boy Tuesday, 14 August 2012 05:45 AM

    wow..wonder who passed the power plant development knowing about the possible sea erosion and salt corrosion...

    Sunny Boy Tuesday, 14 August 2012 05:36 AM

    wow..wonder who passed the power plant development knowing about the possible sea erosion and salt corrosion...

    Lanka Shantha Tuesday, 14 August 2012 05:54 AM

    "Commission money" each time new spares are ordered to replace the corroded spare parts.

    Dadoriya Tuesday, 14 August 2012 06:27 AM

    Simple solution for the Sri Lanka government. Fill the sea as done near Galle Face. Who care about the cost. The tax payer picks up the tab.


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