Install 2 rain water harvesting systems and conduct 2 awareness programs at the village Helambagaswewa in Anuradhapura District in Sri Lanka

Project Install 2 rain water harvesting systems and conduct 2 awareness programs at the village Helambagaswewa in Anuradhapura District in Sri Lanka
Project Areas Helambagaswewa village in Anuradhapura district in Sri Lanka
Duration November 2013
Funded byNew Zealand Society for Peace, Unity and Human Rights in Sri Lanka (SPUR NZ)
Project Cost LKR 160,000.00
Project Objective
  • Project proposes to construct two 8000 liter Ferro cement above ground tank which collect rain water falling on the roof in the school premises and temple.
  • School - The hall building with roof area of 50 m2 -is capable of yielding 80 liter per day from a 8000 liter tank during the driest period.
  • School - The hall building with roof area of 50 m2 -is capable of yielding 80 liter per day from a 8000 liter tank during the driest period.
  • Temple: The hall building with roof area of 50 m2 -is capable of yielding 80 liter per day from a 8000 liter tank during the driest period.
  • The water stored in the tank can then be further treated by clay filters and distributed to the school children and staff daily.
Project Activities
  • Construct 09 x 8000 litre ferro-cement rain water harvesting system at the given locations.
  • Provide Instruction and guidance on operation and maintenance of the system to users after completion.
Project Beneficiaries
  • Sri Sangharamaya Temple
  • Kirigalyaya Maha Vidyalaya at Helambagaswewa
Pictures of Beneficiaries and Rain Water Harvesting Systems Constructed
Awareness program for the school for Kirigalyaya Maha Vidyalaya at Helambagaswewa 27/9/2013


Awareness program for the school for Kirigalyaya Maha Vidyalaya at Helambagaswewa 27/9/2013


School Kirigalyaya at Helambagaswewa


RWH tank being constructed at the school


Completed tank at the school


Completed tank at the school


Sri Sangharamaya Temple


RWH constructed at Sri Sangharamaya Temple


Awarness program to Community on the 10/12/2014


Tile with logo


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