Call for Abstracts – Sri Lanka Water Conference

3rd Annual Research Symposium The National Water Supply & Drainage Board Ministry of City Planning and Water Supply 20th March, 2017 At The Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH), Colombo, Sri Lanka CALL FOR ABSTRACTS Web: http://www.waterboard.lk Email: agmrnd@gmail.com Deadline for Abstract Submission: 30th November 2016 Send Abstracts to: agmrnd@gmail.com Local and international authors are … Continue reading Call for Abstracts – Sri Lanka Water Conference

RWSN March Headlines

2015 Early Webinar Series + Rainwater Harvesting What is a webinar? It is an online presentation where you can hear a presenter, watch their slides and have the opportunity to ask questions. If you cannot attend the live event, a recording is usually posted online. RWSN has started 2015 with a series of ten webinars … Continue reading RWSN March Headlines

Sustainable water resources management in Sri Lanka: present situation and way forward

by Senevirathne,   Assistant General Manger (Sociology), Sociology Section, NWSDB Sustainable Water Resource Management Sustainable water resource management has become a crucial factor for the socio-economic development of Sri Lanka that faces seasonal variation and competition among water users. One of the biggest concerns for our water-based resources in future is the sustainability of the current … Continue reading Sustainable water resources management in Sri Lanka: present situation and way forward

Social Dimension of Water Resource Management in Sri Lanka – Part 7

by Delgollage Senevirathne, Assistant General Manager (Sociologist) at the National Water Supply & Drainage Board (NWSDB), Sri Lanka. NWSDB is an RWSN Member Organisation. To find out more visit the RWSN main website.   (13) Community ownership and responsibilities for modern water resources management Community ownership of water resources is not envisaged. However, the water … Continue reading Social Dimension of Water Resource Management in Sri Lanka – Part 7

Social Dimension of Water Resource Management in Sri Lanka – Part 6

by Delgollage Senevirathne, Assistant General Manager (Sociologist) at the National Water Supply & Drainage Board (NWSDB), Sri Lanka. (10) Gender sensitive approach to and participation in water issues countering caste, political and religious discrimination in access to water Access to water is directly dependent on women participation in fetching water as they are held mainly … Continue reading Social Dimension of Water Resource Management in Sri Lanka – Part 6

Social Dimension of Water Resource Management in Sri Lanka – Part 5

by Delgollage Senevirathne, Assistant General Manager (Sociologist) at the National Water Supply & Drainage Board (NWSDB), Sri Lanka. (8) The social consequences of failure to control excessive ground water extraction There are many instances where excessive groundwater extraction affects the availability of groundwater for other users leading to social consequences. Over extraction of ground water … Continue reading Social Dimension of Water Resource Management in Sri Lanka – Part 5

Social Dimension of Water Resource Management in Sri Lanka – Part 4

by Delgollage Senevirathne, Assistant General Manager (Sociologist) at the National Water Supply & Drainage Board (NWSDB), Sri Lanka. (6) Awareness of aquifer as a finite resource Groundwater comes from two main sources. When it rains water seeps down through the soil until it reaches an aquifer. These aquifers may also be in contact with rivers … Continue reading Social Dimension of Water Resource Management in Sri Lanka – Part 4