Uva province comprises of two districts namely Badulla and Moneragala. Under the supervision of Deputy Genereal Manager Regional Support Centre (DGM-RSC), Regional Office, Bandarawela and Regional Office, Moneragala are functioning with 20 water supply schemes and 11 water supply schemes respectively.

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Statistics of the Area
Total Area 8,488.0 km2
Population (2002) 1,259,900
Population Density (2012) 148.4/km2
* Population by the Department of Census and Statistics - Sri Lanka

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The quality of water being supplied is tested regularly. Click here for a summary of test results taken island-wide.

Schemes which are presently in operation

1.Ongoing Projects

Small and Medium Water Supply Projects
Project Name Total Cost Estimate
(Rs. Million)
No. of Beneficiaries Started Date Expected Date of Completion
 

Ohiya Transmission

 

264.7  10,000 Feb-1999 Commissioned on 25.02.2013 

Ohiya Distribution improvement

Mar-2013 Nov-2014
Monaragala Water Supply - Stage II 154.8  10,000 Jun-1999 Nov-2014
Badalkumbura Water Supply 124.4  22,000 Oct-1999 Apr 2013
Ambagasduwa Water Supply - Stage I 382.0  17,750 Jun-1999 Nov 2013
Jun-2013  Nov-2014
Wellawaya Water Supply - Stage I 250.0   6000 Jan-2007 Commissioned on 25.07.2012
Wellawaya Water Supply - Stage II Aug-2012  Nov-2014

 Urgent improvements to Bandarawela and Diyathalawa Water Supply Schemes (6month crash programme) in Badulla District

With Cabinet approval this urgent improvement implemented and completed 30th November 2013 to provide 2000 long outsiding new connections in the waiting list for the last eight years.

Procument plan

1. Intake improvement at Aluthwela, Diayathalawa, completed - De-Mal construction

2. Intake improvement at Ellathotta, Kahagolla and Rohamton, completed - CECB

3. Improvement at Banadarawela and Diyathalawa WTP, in progress - Isuru Engineering

4. Replacement of low lift pumps at Aluthwela intake, Diyathalawa, in progress - DIMO

5. Replacement of Booster pumps at Aluthwela, Diyathalawa, in progress - Lanka Tech

6. Enlarging of Aluthwela pumping main, in progress

Water Supply In Chronic Kidney Diseased (CKD) Areas

The Following CKD areas have been identified and arranged drinking Water Supply by using browsers for drinking and cooking purposes.

Short term proposal has been prepared for the cost of Rs. 81.4 million for Moneragala and Bandarawela Districts.

1. Girandurukotte - Theldeniya vasama Hangurankethyaya in Mahiyanganaya DS Division - 17 PE tanks located at identified places to supply drinking water for 95 families.

2. Kukurampola, Rahathangama and Kumaragama in Buttala DS Division - 18 PE tanks located at identified places to supply drinking water for 180 families.

3. Warunagama in Wellawaya DS Division - A proposal has been prepared to fix Iron and Floride removal Filters to improve Water quality.

  • In addition to the above areas Hambegamuwa in Moneragala District has also been identified to implement a Water Supply Project with the cost of Rs 1600 Million (Local Funding)
  • Redee maliyathe  in Mahiyanganaya DS Division in Badulla district has also been identified to supply pipe borne water supply from Mahiyanganaya WSP.
Project Name  DS Division

No of Families

Tentative Estimate (Rs Million) Allocation for 2014 (Rs Million)
Bogoda WSS Haliela 21 2.20 2.00
 Sinnamaliatenna WSS Bandarawela 200  20.00  4.00 
 Makulella WSS Bandarawela  840   63.00 4.00 
Galauda WSS  Kandeketiya  400  19.00  2.30 
Ketawela WSS  Haliela  425  36.00  3.80 
Pelgahatenna WSS  Passara  450  31.00  1.20 
Rehabilitation of Lunugala WSS Lunugala 830  44.30  5.80 
Rehabilitation of Udawela WSS  Badulla  1100  16.00  4.50 
Rahupola WSS  Uva Paranagama  270  40.30  4.50 
Rahangala WSS  Welimada  120  36.00  6.90 
Belaganwewa WSS  Mahiyanganaya  1100  58.00  14.00 
Rehabilitation of Nayabedda State WSS  Bandarawela  170  7.50  1.00 
Rathkinda WSS  Mahiyanganaya  850  90.00  5.50 
Eladaluwa WSS Badulla  320  47.00  5.70 
Rehabilitation of Koltenna WSS Bandarawela  170  10.00  1.00 
Improvement of Plantation Badulla    5.00  5.00 
Improvement of kandana WSS Haliela  120  3.00  1.70 
Rehabilitation of Bathalyaya WSS Mahiyanaganaya  1100  18.50   
Rehabilitation of Kandana WSS Haliela  120  3.00  1.70 
S/D of uPVC pipes & Specials Badulla   5.00 5.00
Sanitation Projects Badulla   5.00 1.00
Total  8606 548.80 78.90

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Postal Address :

Regional Support Centre (Uva)
National Water Supply & Drainage Board
1st Floor,Motor Service Station Building,

Badulla Road,

Bandarawela

Telephone
: +94 57 2222417
Fax
: +94 57 2223417
Name & Designation Telephone Fax Mobile E-mail
Eng.Ruwan Liyanage
Deputy General Manager (Uva)
+94 57 2224417,
+94 57 2221417
+94 57 2223417 +94 773051236 

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Eng. P.A.K.L. Jayarathna
Assistant General Manager (Uva)
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Managers (Operational & Maintenance)

Name & Designation Region Telephone Fax Mobile E-mail Responsibility areas
Mr. Prabath Wijesundara
(Manager- Bandarawela)

Bandarawela +94 57 2222417 +94 57 2231048 +94 71 4407145 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">managerban
@waterboard.lk
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">Diyathalawa, Bandarawela, Badulla, Boralanda, Divithotawela, Ambagasdowa, Mahiyanganaya, Giradurukotte, Welimada, Haputale, Keppitipola, Madowila, Bogahakumbura, Haldumulla, Seelathenna, Madawela, Silmiyapura, Hali -ela, Lunuwatta, Liyangahawela, Amunukella, Kandeketiya

Mr. W.M.N. Gunasekara

(Area Engineer - Bandarawela)

+94 716532860 

Mr.D.L.H. Vitharana

(Area Engineer - Badulla)

 +94 552222405 +94 552228140  +94 777706538 
Mr. I.L. Mackeen
(Manager - Moneragala)

Monaragala +94 55 2277067 +94 55 2277158 +94 0772205848 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">managermon
@waterboard.lk
 Moneragala, Siyabalanduwa, Bibila, Okkampitiya, Sevanagala, Thanamalwila, Badalkumbura, Wellawaya, Buttala, Nakkala, Medagama

Ms. Chandani 

Bandara

(District Engineer)

+94 773904680

Chief Engineers

Name & Designation Telephone Fax Mobile
Eng. D.L. Ajith
(Chief Engineer - Construction)
+94 572224253 +94 572232658 +94 773502186

 Eng. K.H.C. Dayarathna
(Chief Engineer - M&E)

+94 57224417 +94 572224417   +94 773502183 

 Eng. M.I.M. Nazeer
(Chief Engineer - Planning & Design)

 +94 572222417 +94 572232658  +94 772240539 
Eng. A.H.Nimal
(Chief Engineer - Planning & Coordination)

 +94 572224417 +94 572223417   +94 718103385

 Eng. A.H.Nimal
(Chief Engineer - Sector Planning)

 +94 57224417 +94 572221417  +94 718103385 
 Mr. C.A.Kumarasena
(Chief Accountant)
+94 572224417  +94 572224417  +94 772443510 
 Mr.S.M.D. Premarathna
(Chief Sociologist)
+94 572224417   +94 572224417  +94 718179744
 Mr.J.M. Vijitha
(Manager - Commercial)
+94 572224417  +94 57224417  +94 718009880 
 Mr. Vithana
(Supply Officer)
+94 572224417 +94 572224417 +94 714438465
Mrs. Samitha Jayakody
(Personal Officer)
+94 572224417 +94 572224417 +94 714419965

Service Standard Indicators

Service Indicators  2012
Regional Average
Water Coverage (%) Pipe System maintained by NWSDB 16.2%
Per Capita Consumption (l/c/d) 94.0
Water Availability (hours) 9.6
Water Quality - Bacteriological Quality Compliance 94.1% 
Water Quality - Bacteriological Testing Compliance 100.0 %
Water Quality - All Samples Compliance 71.2% 
Sewerage Coverage (%) -

Operational Indicators

Operational Indicators 2012
Regional Average
Non-Revenue Water (%) 30.0%
Non-Revenue Water - m3/conn/day 0.23
Defective Meters per '000 connections 124.6
Total Staff/ 1000 connection 27.4
Operational Staff/ 1000 connection 25.4
Estimated Bills/ 1000 connections 186.4

Performance in Customer Service

Customer Service Indicators 2012
Regional Average
Response to requests for new service connections (%) 90.8%
Customer Complaints Volume (Complaints/ 1000 connection) 230.0
Customer Complaints Resolution 67.5%

Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

Financial KPIs 2012
Regional Average
Collection Ratio (%) 97.4%
Accounts Receivable Period (months) 3.3
Collectable Accounts Receivable Period (months) 1.3
Operating Ratio 1.34
Production Cost (LKR/ m3 Produced) 24.42
Average Tariff (LKR/ m3 Sold) 18.68
Stock Efficiency (LKR/ connection) n/a


Targets 

  • Urgent improvements to Bandarawela and Diyathalawa Water Supply Schemes (6month crash programme) in Badulla District.
  • With Cabinet approval this urgent improvement implemented and completed 30 th November 2013 to provide2000 long outstanding new connections in the waiting list for the last eight years.

Procurement plan
• Intake improvement at Aluthwela,Diyathalawa, completed - De-Mal construction.
• Intake improvement at Ellathotta,Kahagolla and Rohamton, completed - CECB.
• Improvement at Bandarawela and Diyatalawa WTP , in progress– Isuru Engineering.
• Replacement of low lift pumps at Aluthwela intake, Diyatalawa, in progress – DIMO.
• Replacement of Booster pumps at Aluthwela, Diyatalawa, in progress – Lanka Tech.
• Enlarging of Aluthwela pumping main, in progress.

 

  • Water Supply in Chronic Kidney Diseased (CKD) Areas
  • The following CKD areas have been identified and arranged drinking Water Supply by using browsers for drinking and cooking purposes.
  • Short term proposal has been prepared for the cost of of Rs 81.4 Million for Moneragala and Bandarawela Districts.
  • Girandurukotte – Theldeniya vasama Hangurankethyaya in Mahiyanganaya DS Division - 17 PE tanks located at identified places to supply drinking water for 95 families.
  • Kukurampola, Rahathangama and Kumaragama in Buttala DS Division - 18 PE tanks located at identified places to supply drinking water for 180 families.
  • Warunagama in Wellawaya DS Division- A Proposal has been prepared to fix Iron and Floride removal Filters to Improve Water Quality
  • In addition to the above areas Hambegamuwa in Moneragala District has also been identified to implement a Water Supply Project with the cost of Rs 1600 Million (local funding)
  • Redee maliyathe in Mahiyanganaya DS Division in Badulla district has also been identified to supply pipe borne water supply from Mahiyanganaya WSP.

RWS Projects – Badulla

Project Name DS Division No of Families

Tentative Estimate
(Rs Million)

Allocation for 2014
(Rs Million)

Bogoda WSS Haliela 21 2.20  2.00
Sinnamaligatenna WSS Bandarawela 200   20.00 4.00 
Makulella WSS Bandarawela 840 63.00 4.00 
Galauda WSS
Kandeketiya  400 19.00 2.30 
Ketawela WSS Haliela  425 36.00 3.80 
Pelgahatenna WSS Passara 450 31.00 1.20 
Rehabilitation of Lunugala WSS Lunugala   830
44.30 5.80 
Rehabilitation of Udawela WSS Badulla  1100 16.00 4.50 
Rahupola WSS Uva paranagama 270 40.30 4.50 
Rahangala WSS Welimada 120 36.00 6.90 
Belaganwewa WSS Mahiyanganaya 1100 58.00 14.00
Rehabilitation of Nayabedda state WSS Bandarawela 170 7.50 1.00
Rathkinda WSS Mahiyanganaya 850 90.00 5.50
Eladaluwa WSS Badulla 320 47.00 5.70
Rehabilitation of Kolatenna WSS Bandarawela 170 10.00 1.00
Improvement of Plantation Badulla   5.00 5.00
Improvement of Kandana WSS Haliela 120 3.00 1.70
Rehabilitation of Bathalyaya WSS Mahiyanganaya 1100 18.50 -
Rehabilitation of Kandana WSS Haliela 120 3.00 1.70
S/D of uPVC pipes & Specials Badulla   5.00 5.00
Sanitation Project Badulla   5.00 1.00
Total 8606 548.80 78.90

 

RWS Projects – Moneragala

Project Name DS Division No of Families

Tentative Estimate
(Rs Million)

Allocation for 2014

No of Contract

Completed Design

Remarks

Kiriibbanwewa Left WSS  Sewenagala 650  42   20.00 9 6 Received from Uva PC
Buduruwagala Temple water supply scheme   Wellawaya  8 8.30  3.50  6 5  
Ruhunudanawwa extension   Siyambalanduwa  169 8.40  3.70  5 3  
Muthukandiya WSS   Siyabalanduwa 1597  333.0  35.00  15 5 10 million received Gamidiriya
Improvement of Okkampitiya WSS   Buttala  1000 38.40   5.00 8 3  
Gangodaarawa Kolladeniya WSS   Madulla  529  53.70 8.20  10 7  
Block 03 WSS   Wellawaya 250  5.40  2.50  1 1  
Dug well construction in Siyambalnaduwa area   Siyabalanduwa 496  3.10   2.40 1 1  
Supply low cost chlorinators to CBOs   Moneragala Dist   1.40  1.40  1 1  
Rehabilitation of Samagipura WSS   Sewanagala  650 5.00  1.90  1 0  
Rehabilitation of Kowl ara north WSS   Sewanagala  450 5.00    1 0  
Pallewela Govindupura WSS   Sewanagala 736  70.00  5.90  9 7  
Maligawila temple WSS   Buttala   3.60  0.50  3 1  
Extension of pipe lines to Kumaragama area   Buttala 539   160.00   5 3  
Extension of pipe lines to kumaragama area   Buttala 447  50.00    4 1  
Ground Water activities   M’gala/ Badulla   22.00  20.00       
S/D of DI Pipes & Special Moneragala   5.00 5.00 1 1  
S/D of uPVC Pipes & Special Moneragala   5.00 5.00 1 1  
Total   819.30  120.00  81 46  

 

Ongoing & proposed projects

Project Name Total Estimate (Rs.M) No of Beneficiary

Started Date

Expected Date of Completion

Ohiya Transmission

264.73 10,000 Feb-1999 Commissioned on 25.02.2013

Ohiya Distribution improvement

Mar-2013 June-2015
Moneragala WS Stage II 154.8 10,000 Jun-1999 April - 2015
Badalkumbura WS 124.4 22,000 Oct-1999 Dec-2013
Ambagasdowa Distribution improvement 382.0 17750 Jun-1999 Nov-2013
Jun-2013 Nov-2014

Wellawaya WS

Wellawaya Distribution improvement

250.0 6000
Jan-2007 Commissioned on 25.07.2012
Aug-2012 April-2015

 

Projects Approved By Board of Directors and Projects in Pipeline

Project Name District

Estimated
(Rs M)

Board Approval Obtained

NPD Approval Obtained

Cabinet Approval Obtained

Awarded Financial Agency Remarks

Badulla-Haliela Intergrated W.S.S

Badulla

11800

USA Funds On going
Mahiyanganaya Badulla 2743
Austrian Funds On going
Kandeketiya Badulla 750
    Expected is awarded by Nov 2014
Taldena/Galauda Badulla 988            
Badalkumbura, Alpotha integrated wsp Moneragala 2748       Local funding  
KiriIbbenwewa Moneragala 2708       Local funding Negotiation stage
Bibile - Medagama Under Feasibility Study

   
Buttala -Moneragala, madulla integrated wsp Moneragala 4340.38 Belgium funds

Design Approval is progress

Hambegamuwa wsp Moneragala 1614.38          
Atampitiya wsp Badulla 900          
Gowerammana / Keppetipola Badulla Under Feasibility Study    
Haldumulla / Seelathenne Badulla Under Feasibility Study    
Rural Water Supply Project Badulla & Moneragala 1050   Capital budget

On going

 

Water Coverage Details – Scheme wise

Badulla as at April 2016

No

Name of the Scheme

Number of New connections in April 2016

Total Number of connection

Design Capacity

(m3 /day)

1

Amunukale

0

389

90

2

Badulla

21

15,472

9000

3

Bandarawela

29

4,728

3000

4

Bogahakumbura/Madovita

3

1,186

110

5

Boralanda / Divithotawela

4

5,095

225

6

Diyathalawa

14

4,288

380

7

Haldumulla

2

288

110

8

Kandaketiya

0

69

45

9

Keppetipola

11

3,649

450

10

Liyangahawela

0

95

454

11

Lunuwatta

16

493

90

12

Mahiyanganaya

8

2,240

2000

13

Seelathanna

0

179

90

14

Silmiyapura

1

296

45

15

Welimada

0

678

1800

16

Medawela

4

1,216

90

17

Girandurukotte

1

777

2000

18

Haputale

4

808

135

19

Ambagasdowa

80

2,745

3000

20

Haliela

6

1,720

465

 

Moneragala as at March 2016

No

Name of the Scheme

Number of New connections in March 2016

Total Number of connection

Design Capacity

(m3 /day)

1

Buttala

27

4,755

3000

2

Moneragala

12

4,499

3000

3

Thanamalwila

10

1,262

600

4

Medagama

21

2,619

1200

5

Wellawaya

5

10,833

8000

6

Badalkumbura

21

1,749

800

7

Sewanagala

6

2,301

2000

8

Bible

5

2,188

1200

9

Nakkala

0

1,159

800

10

Siyabalanduwa

15

1,119

800

11

Okkampitiya

4

2,610

1200