President commences water filling of Kalu Ganga

The water filling of Kalu Ganga under the Kalu Ganga- Moragahakanda project was inaugurated by the President Maithripala Sirisena today (23).

Kalu Ganga reservoir will be created by blocking the Kalu River at Laggala and Pallegama areas and the capacity of the reservoir is 248 million cubic meters, stated the President’s Media Division.

It is reported that the reservoir will provide water to 3000 families that will be resettled in the lower valley of Kalu River.

Construction of the canal with the tunnel that links Moragahakanda and Kalu Ganga reservoirs will also be commenced today under the auspices of the President Maithripala Sirisena.

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