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Kalu Ganga project vested with public

The Kalu Ganga Reservoir project vested with the public.

President Maithripala Sirisena declared open the sluice gates of the Kaluganga Reservoir Project.

The Kalu Ganga Reservoir Project comes under the mega Moragahakanda – Kalu Ganga Multi-Purpose Development Project, considered to be the irrigation marvel of the 21st Century.

President will also hand over newly constructed line institutes in Ambana new town to the residents.

The water capacity of the Kalu Ganga Reservoir is 248 million cubic metres and the length and the height of the main dam is 618 meters and 68 meters respectively.

The project will meet the water demands of 3000 families who have been resettled at the lower valley of Kaluganga. It will supply water to nurture 2000 acres of irrigation land and the excess water will be released to Moragahakanda reservoir.

A 9- meter long canal has been constructed for this purpose.

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