The project was aimed at providing drinking water to residents of Suriyawewa, Ambalantota & Hambantota divisional secretariat. It was financed by the Economic Development and Cooperation Fund of Korea and was carried out by the Main Contractor Kolon-Pankorea-Yooshin Consortium of South Korea.
Maga Engineering’s scope of work included construction of project’s water treatment plant with a capacity of 17,500m³ per day that included a 3,000m³ capacity Clearwater tank, sludge drying bed, backwash recovery tank & treated water pumping station. Maga also constructed three ground reservoirs with a total capacity of 5,000m³ at Andarasgayaya, Sooriyawewa, Batampara and three water towers with a capacity of 6,000m³ under the project at Galwewa, Mahaweli and Batampara.
The scheme was successfully completed and handed over to the National Water Supply & Drainage Board in November 2014.