Friday, 15 July 2022

Malayadi Wewa

Malayadi Wewa
Malayadi Wewa (Sinhala: මලයාඩි වැව) is a reservoir situated in Damana village near Hingurana in Ampara District, Sri Lanka.

The tank is a new work constructed in the period of 1959-1961 by the Gal Oya Development Board (Arumugam, 1969).

The reservoir
The bund of the reservoir is about 1 mile long and the water is extending in an area of about 580 acres at its full supply level (Arumugam, 1969). Storage capacity is 7,300 ac. ft. (Arumugam, 1969). It has one spill and no sluice provided (Arumugam, 1969). 

1) Arumugam, S., 1969. Water resources of Ceylon: its utilisation and development. Water Resources Board. p.117.

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