Hambegamuwa Wewa

Hambegamuwa Wewa is a reservoir situated in the Thanamalwila area in Monaragala District, Sri Lanka. The ancient Hambegamuwa Viharaya is located adjacent to this reservoir.

History
This ancient tank was restored in 1890 and improved in 1961 (Arumugam, 1969).

The reservoir
The reservoir has been constructed by damming the Mau Ara (Arumugam, 1969). The bund of the reservoir is about 2,800 ft. long and the water is extending in an area of about 400 acres at its full supply level (Arumugam, 1969). It has three spills and two sluices (Arumugam, 1969). 

References
1) Arumugam, S., 1969. Water resources of Ceylon: its utilisation and development. Water Resources Board. p.106.

Location Map
This page was last updated on 11 December 2021
For a complete tourist map follow this link: Lankapradeepa Tourist Map

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