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13 Feb 2019 | 10:33 PM UTC

Sri Lanka: Water cuts in Colombo area February 13-14

Sri Lanka News Alert

Water supply in Colombo area disrupted through early February 14 due to maintenance work; stockpile bottled water

TIMEFRAME expected from 2/13/2019, 12:00 AM until 2/14/2019, 11:59 PM (Asia/Colombo). COUNTRY/REGION Colombo

Event

Authorities have announced that the water supply in several suburbs of Colombo (Maharagama, Boralasgamuwa, Kottawa, Pannipitiya, Ruckmalgama, Pelanwaththa, Maththegoda, Homagama, Meepe, and Padukka) will be disrupted on Wednesday, February 13, through the early hours (local time) of Thursday, February 14, due to pipeline maintenance. Lingering water service disruptions are possible over the coming hours and days.

Advice

Individuals in the Colombo area are advised to monitor developments to the situation, be prepared for water cuts and stock up on bottled water, limit water usage (including flushing toilets), and adhere to any instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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