Training Program on “Rainwater Harvesting and Decentralized Wastewater Treatment”

Lanka Rainwater Harvesting Forum (LRWHF), Sri Lanka in partnership with Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) New Delhi India organized a 4 day  training programmes in “Sustainable Water Management Systems” from 10th – 13th December 2013 at National Institute of Cooperative Development (NICD) Pollogolla, Kandy.  The training covered topics such as harvesting rainwater and decentralized wastewater treatment including reuse and recycle which can substantially increase the availability of water in areas where supply is scarce and has also an economical and ecological benefit. The participants was given an experience of how waste water treatment unit works at a hotel compound and how water is purified for drinking water at NWSDB treatment plant Katugatota, Kandy.  The training was conducted by experts in the field from CSE India  and Sri Lanka.

The training program was organized in support of a tripartite agreement signed between LRWHF, CSE and Ministry of Water Supply & Drainage in August 2010 to facilitate the establishment of Rain Center in Sri Lanka. Training program was attended by 29 professionals, community workers, and project managers from private and public sector. The certificates of the training program were distributed at the closing ceremony on the last day by chairperson of LRWHF Eng. Deva Hapugoda.

Participants of the Programme | View [PDF – 39.0 KB]

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