‘MALWATHU OYA PROJECT WILL BRING A NEW ERA TO MANNAR’
Provide water to irrigate 50,000 acres, says Minister
The Malwathu Oya Project would block 185,000 square acres of water from running to the sea untapped and release them to Yodha Wewa and Agathimuruppu Wewa in Mannar enabling farmers to harvest 50,000 acres in the Maha and Yala seasons
BY SAND UN A. JAYA SEKERA
The construction work on the Malwathu Oya Multipurpose Irrigation Project that would provide water throughout the year to 50,000 acres in the Mannar district would be completed by the end of this year, Irrigation and Water Management Minister Nimal...
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