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Water Reclamation Division (formally called as  “Sewerage Division”) started its journey as a separate division in 2007 to augment the sanitation infrastructures and services in the country. Today we are diversified to provide Consultancy, O&M services, and Sanitation solutions for both public and private sector. We are passionate about innovation and learning. We value, share and grow our expertise. We push our thinking. When we can’t change a situation, we change ourselves

What we do

Planning & Designs

We have completed a wide array of assignments providing structural designs and design reviews for wastewater solutions projects both local and international.


We provide sanitation engineering consultancy services which include, value engineering, structural & process assessments of fecal sludge management systems, design reviews and structural advice for renovations and building remedial works etc.

O&M Services

We undertake operational & maintance services of Wastewater treatment plants for condominiums ,Industrial zones etc.

Our Projects

Kandy City Wastewater Management Project (KCWMP) has a total coverage of 733 ha. within Kandy Municipal Council area for cater the demand of 55,000 Residents plus 150,000 Migrant population. Design horizon is year 2030.

The Project consists of 14,000m3/day capacity Treatment Plant, Effluent Disposal System, Sludge Drying Beds, Main Pump Station, Wastewater Collection System of 235 Km, 09 Manhole Pump Stations, Property Connections and Developing Sanitary Facilities for High Densely Low-Income areas.

This Project is planned to expand the existing sewer collection network to increase the present coverage in Ratmalana/Moratuwa area. The project consist of Expansion of sewer collection network (127Km with riders) and Construction of new (06 nos) pump stations and modification of Existing (04 nos) pump stations and wastewater treatment plant

Connection Enhancement project will be addressing the requirement of enhancing the sewerage collection networks (8,000 connections ) in Five major areas ; Dehiwala / Mt.Lavinia , Kolonnawa, Kurunegala , Kataragama and Hikkaduwa.

Project consist of:

  • Expanding the existing sewer network
  • Construction of new Pump stations (12 Nos)
  • Improvement of existing pumping capacities in pumping mains
  • Augmentation of Kataragama and Hikkaduwa Waste water treatment plants.
  • Providing of gully suckers and jetting machines to Hikkaduwa and Kataragama schemes.

The SHIFT Project aims to provide wastewater disposal infrastructure facilities to 200,000 people living in South and West coastal areas namely Negambo, Galle/Unawatuna and Kelaniya/ Peliyagoda. First phase of SHIFT includes provision of wastewater infrastructure for Negambo city, Feasibility Studies, detailed design and tender documentation for Galle/Unawatuna and Kelaniya/Peliyagoda areas, pro-poor fund to provide sanitation facilities for the low income people in the project area. In addition, it will provide a Technical Assistance (TA) program to provide recommendation to enhance the water and sanitation sector institutional framework, ensure its sustainable financing and to implement a sewerage management skills development plan.

Contact Details

Water Reclamation Section
National Water Supply & Drainage Board
Thelawala Road, Ratmalana

Tel: 011-2624068
Fax: 011-2623539

Additional General Manager
Mr. D.N.D.S. Gunatillake
Tel: 011-2624068
Fax: 011-2623539
Email: hosewerage2017@gmail.com
Deputy General Manager
Mr. G.D.N. Neville
Tel: 011-2621851
Fax: 011-2623539
Email: neville.gdn@gmail.com
Assistant General Manager
Mr. K.A.K.G. Kuruppu
Tel: 011-2621864
Fax: 011-2623539
Email: kaushalya515@hotmail.com


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