The Kandy South Water supply scheme constructed at the cost of 9.3 billion rupees was vested in the people.
The water supply scheme was launched by the Community Water Supply and Sanitation Project. The project was handed over to the people under the patronage of Prime Minister D.M. Jayaratne and Minister Dinesh Gunawardena. 3.83 million people will be benefited by the project. It will fulfill the water requirement of people in Yati Nuwara, Udu nuwara, Gangawata Korale, Uda palatha, Sakkaran Kotuwa, Gampola –Navalapitiya Rd. and Hemmathagama. Chief Minister of the Central Province Sarath Ekanayake, Parliamentarians Earl Gunasekara and Abdul Cader also participated in the occasion.