10th Annual General Meeting of the Forum held

The 10th Annual General Meeting and the anniversary of the Lanka Rainwater Harvesting Forum was ceremonially held on Saturday 23rd June 2007 at Savsiripaya, Wijerama Mawatha, Colombo 07.

The chief guest of the occasion was Hon. Dinesh Gunawardena, Minister for Urban Development and Sacred Area Development.

Mr. Lahiru Perera, Chairman of the LRWHF welcomed the guests and the members. The Chief Guest addressed the gathering.

This exhibition is also an event of the ongoing project of the LRWHF in the Southern Province to implement RWH in Tsunami affected areas.


Lighting of the traditional oil lamp

Hon. Minister Dinesh Gunawardena
addressing the gathering

Section of the gathering

Executive Director addressing the gathering

A video film on RWH for tsunami houses was screened on the following topics.

  1. Rain water harvesting for domestic need in the urban areas
  2. Rain water harvesting for Public Institutes
  3. Rain water harvesting in Industry

Four presentations were done following topics

  1. Update on legislation changers for RWH – by Mr. Duleep Gunawaredena
  2. Rain water harvesting for domestic need in the urban areas – by Mr. Victor Gunathilaka
  3. Rain water harvesting for public institutes – by Major Jayantha Gunathilaka
  4. Rain water harvesting in Industry – By David Pieris Motor Company Ltd

Annual General Meeting of the LRWHF was held after the main celebrations.

Two exhibitions was held in parallel to the ceremony. One exhibition consisted of posters by school children in the South and East and the second exhibition was a collection of photographs from the activities of the 10-year period of LRWHF.


Hon. Minister Dinesh Gunawardena
opening the exhibition

Two school girls with the paintings

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