36-hour water cut in Colombo and its suburbs


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A 36-hour water cut will be imposed in several areas in Colombo for two days (August 2 -3) due to construction work that is being carried out at the Battaramulla-Polduwa Bridge, the National Water Supply and Drainage Board said.

The NSWDB said the construction work is being done to facilitate the connection of the new  Ambatale- Dehiwela pipeline to the Battaramulla- Polduwa main line.

The water supply will be suspended from 09.00 a.m. on Saturday until 09.00 p.m. on Sunday in the Kotte municipality including Battaramulla , Malabe, Thalangama, Koswatta, Kalapaluwawa, Halbarawa, Talawathugoda, Hokandara, Jayawadanagama suburbs  area, Maharagama, Boralesgamuwa and Kesbewa Municipal area.

Among other areas that would be affected by the water-cut are Colombo 5, Railway Avenue junction to Kirulapana Junction main road, areas along the High-level Road, Kirulapana to Borella on the Baseline Road as well as the vicinities of Kynsey Road, Cotta Road and Castle Street.
 
The Water Board also informed that Colombo 06 will be subject to a low pressure water supply.

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