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Training Programme on Urban Rainwater Harvesting and Decentralised Wastewater Treatment and Reuse, Sri Lanka

Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) in collaboration with the Colombo based NGO, Lanka Rainwater Harvesting Forum (LRWHF) organised a four day training programme in Colombo on ‘Urban Rainwater Harvesting (URWH) and Decentralised Wastewater Treatment (DWWT) and Reuse’ for engineers, researchers and  practitioners from various organisations in Sri Lanka,  between December 11 to 14, 2012.

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Sri Lanka limits lead in paints

Sri Lanka has becomes the latest country to introduce lead in paints standards. The Consumer Affairs Authority published a Gazette order on September 30, 2011 regulating permissible maximum lead content on paints and accessories. It shall come into force from January 1, 2013.

Photos: Colombo Workshop

Participants List

   
Media persons  
 
Sharmini Boyle,
Chief Editor,
Young Asia TV,
Phone No. 0777489773,

Second Country Media Briefing on challenge of urban air quality and mobility management

CSE organised its Second Country Media Briefing on “challenge of urban air quality and mobility management” in Colombo on April 27,2011, as a part of the South Asian Workshops series.

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Dangerous liaisons

By: Hemantha Withanage

Sri Lanka is flirting with nuclear power

Sri Lanka is becoming a power hungry nation. Several coal power plants with a total generation capacity of 3,200 MW are on the anvil. The country’s new energy minister, Champika Ranawaka, wants a nuclear power plant by 2025. That’s a sure sign of change To be fair Ranawaka is not the first proponent of nuclear power.

Second Country Media Briefing on Air Quality and Urban Mobility

Colombo, April 27,2011

Almost every South Asian city today is reeling under severe air pollution and gridlocked urban traffic. Colombo has the advantage of having the sea by its side, but it is still struggling with polluting fuels, outdated vehicle technologies and rising numbers of private vehicles leading to massive congestion.

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Date: April 27, 2011

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