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Damage caused by overflow of Badulu Oya will be minimized

Aug 17, 2010 12:01:47 PM - itnnews.lk

A special programme has been drawn up to minimize the damage caused by the overflow of Badulu Oya.

It includes the declaration of the environs of the Badulu Oya as a special environment zone and the eviction of illegal residents. It is planned to dredge the bed of the Oya and plant trees including Bamboo which will prevent the erosion of the valley. The allocation made by the Irrigation Ministry for this programme is Eight billion rupees. The overflow of Badulu Oya hinders a large number of people.