Navy-devised Reverse Osmosis plant vested in the public
Another Reverse Osmosis plant installed as part of a Naval Social Responsibility initiative at the Debarawewa National School in Tissamaharama was declared open for the benefit of school children under the patronage of Hon. Chamal Rajapaksa, Minister of Irrigation and State Minister of Internal Security, Home Affairs and Disaster Management today (31st August 2020).
The parents of the school children had made a request from His Excellency the President to get this facility, during his visit to the school recently. Responding to the urgent need, the Navy enabled its technical support and manpower to put up this facility within 10 days, in a bid to supply safe drinking water for the school children. Accordingly, the new RO system will fulfill the daily safe drinking water requirement of about 4000 students studying at the Debarawewa National School in Tissamaharama.
The event was also attend by Commander Southern Naval Area, officers, sailors, school children and community in the area.