Maga Engineering commences 8 billion worth water supply projects
Oct 12, 2016Maga Engineering, Sri Lanka’s leading construction company, announced that it has commenced work on two key water supply projects: Towns East of Colombo District water supply project (package 2) and Galagedera-Mawathagama water supply project.
Spearheaded by the National Water Supply and Drainage Board to fulfill the Government’s objective of providing purified sustainable drinking water, both projects aim to provide pipe borne water supply to an estimated population of 400,000 in the Eastern part of the Colombo District and Galagedara, Paragahadeniya, Mawathagama areas of Kurenegala and Kandy Districts.
Constructed at a value of 4.8 billion rupees and funded by the Bank of Ceylon, Towns East of Colombo District water supply project comprises the construction of a 18,000m3 capacity ground reservoir, supply and laying of 1000mm diameter DI transmission line of 8km and HDPE line of 7km from Iridapola Junction to Meepe. The project will be completed and handed over in August 2018.
Galagedera-Mawathagama water supply project comprises the construction of a 1000m3 capacity elevated tower, 450m3 capacity ground reservoir and supply and laying of 250mm diameter DI and HDPE transmission line of 27km, along with 113km long distribution system.
Constructed at a value of 3.2 billion rupees and funded by the DFCC Bank PLC, the project will be completed and handed over in September 2018.
Commenting on the project, Director of Maga Engineering Mega Kularatne said, “We are committed to complete these projects on schedule and bring uninterrupted supply of high quality drinking water to the residents of these areas and support Government’s vision to provide access to 100% safe water by 2025 and 60% pipe born water supply by 2020. We are proud to partner the National Water Supply & Drainage Board in this endeavour.”
The foundation laying ceremony of the Galagedera-Mawathagama was recently held in Galagedera under the patronage of Minister of Urban Development, Water Supply and Drainage, Rauff Hakeem.