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Question for oral answers – 06th December – 1532/’11

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Ministry of Defence
Seventh Parliament 1st Session, Order Book No.4(8).]
14th November 2011
Question for oral answers – 06th December – 1532/’11


Hon Ravi Karunanayake – To ask the Prime Minister and Minister of Buddha Sasana and Religious Affairs.

Will he inform this House-

Whether Sri Lanka Land Reclamation and Development Corporation has embarked on converting some lands in Colombo District as water retention lakes ;

If so, the locations of those water retention lakes;

The cost incurred per lake to be enlarged; and

The additional volume of water that can be retained after the above conversion?

Will he also state –

Whether the existing lakes in Colombo District have been dredged and de-silted;

If so, as to when it was done; and

The cost incurred for de-silting and dredging?

Will he state whether the sluice gates established in Wellawatta, Ratmalana and near the Colombo Harbor in order to drain out the water from land to sea have been widened?

If not, why?

Answers

Yes.

Diyawanna Lake, Battaramulla

Rampalawaththa Lake, Pelawaththa.

Thalawathugoda Lake Thalawathugoda

Diyawanna Lake        - 192,400.00 m3

Rampalwaththa Lake        - 166,000.00 m3

Thalawathugoda Lake         - 476,000.00 m3

No.

Not relevant.

Not relevant


Approved.

Sgd/Gotabaya Rajapakse RWP RSP psc
Secretary
Ministry of Defence & Urban Development
No.

Those were adequately cleaned.


(S. Hettiarachchi)

Addl. Secretary (Defence)

Ministry of Defence & Urban

Development on   05 November 2011