L&T awarded water supply contract in Sri Lanka

The Construction arm of L&T has been awarded water supply and distribution project in Sri Lanka.

An EPC order has been won from the National Water Supply & Drainage Board for the execution of the Kundasale Haragama water supply project in Sri Lanka’s Kandy district.


It is funded by Exim Bank of India and Bank of Ceylon and envisaged to provide drinking water to approximately 3.3 lakh people, the project scope includes design, construction, commissioning and O&M of an intake structure, 55 MLD water treatment plant, 73 km of transmission mains, 19 Service Reservoirs of total capacity 16.2 ML, 9 Pump Houses, 280 km distribution mains and associated electrical, mechanical & instrumentation works.

The project also involves automation including measurement of input & output water quantity through suitable SCADA & other instrumentation works.

The order is in sync with the business’s strategy to expand into select SAARC and other international markets.

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