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This training centre for water conservation, treatment and management was constructed with the funds provided by Brandix Lanka Ltd at a cost of Rs. 25 million, and was ceremonially opened by Hon. Minister of Irrigation and Water Management, Hon. Chamal Rajapakse on 28th September 2007.




The Water Resources Research and Training Centre in Korakahawewa, six killometers from Anuradhapura is being conducting training and educational programmes on the ill-effects of the consumption of contaminated drinking water and on the use of cheap but effective purification and filtration techniques. At the end of year 2007 six training progrmmes were conducted for targeted groups in the North Central Province, such as PHI officers, Family Health Services, and Grama Niladari officers. At present, the testing facilities of laboratory at the center are available to other institutions and researchers to test water quality. Also Water Resources Board is planning to conduct diploma courses on Groundwater Exploration and Drilling of Bore Holes, at this centre in the future. The photograph above shows the 1st group of participants and WRB staff of the training program conducted from 1st to 3rd October 2007.

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