Rescue act

Published: Sunday 15 August 2004

-- Sri Lanka's National Parks have got seven new water bowsers courtesy the Department of Wildlife Conservation (DWLC). Each bowser has a carrying capacity of 3,000 litres. They will help fill up drying waterholes in the country's National Parks, announced DWLC Director General Dayananda Kariyawasam. He said these would also be used to transport drinking water to officers in remote places with inadequate drinking water facilities. The bowsers have been provided with the assistance of the Protected Area Management and Wildlife Conservation Project.

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