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Varsha short film festival
January 10, 2019March 11, 2020
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Varsha short film festival

“Varsha” short film festival was held on the 27th of November 2018 during the International Conference on Water Security through Rainwater Harvesting. The chief guest of the occasion was internationally renowned film Directress Mrs. Sumithra Peries. The short film festival featured the top three short films selected from the short film competition which commenced in...

Walk for the Gift of Rain
January 10, 2019June 17, 2020
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Walk for the Gift of Rain

The walk “The walk for the gift of rain” commenced on the 27th of November 2018 in the morning. The walk which started at Kibualawala junction at about 07.00 A.M went along the Japanes Friendship road to “Rain Center”, Pelawatta. Over 100 participants consisted of staff from Ministry of City Planning and Water Supply, World...

International Conference on Water Security through Rainwater Harvesting
December 10, 2018June 17, 2020
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International Conference on Water Security through Rainwater Harvesting

“The International Conference on Water Security through Rain Water Harvesting” organized by Lanka Rain Water Harvesting Forum in collaboration with Ministry of City Planning and Water Supply, International Water Management Institute (WMI) and United States Agency for International Development (USAID) was  successfully conducted on the 28th and 29th of November 2018, with the support of Brandix pvt...

Water Quiz
November 21, 2017June 17, 2020
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Water Quiz

The final round was held at the Rain center in Colombo on 1st October on International Children’s Day. Total of 18 students took part in the final round. The quiz tested the general knowledge on water, at both local and global level. Water quiz was conducted under the supervision of panel of judges consisting of Mrs Nisansala...

Professional Training Program on Rainwater Harvesting & Ground Water Recharge
September 12, 2017June 17, 2020
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Professional Training Program on Rainwater Harvesting & Ground Water Recharge

A training program as part of the USAID funded project “Safe Disaster – Resilient Drinking water to floods and Drought Prone Areas of Sri Lanka” was conducted from the 29th to 31st of August at the Raincenter in Pelawatta on rainwater harvesting and groundwater recharge. The aims of the training program were to strengthen the capabilities of...

July 2017 Rain Talks
July 5, 2017June 17, 2020
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July 2017 Rain Talks

On the 4th of July 2017, Lanka Rain Water Harvesting Forum hosted its Rain Talks, the first of a series of talks to mark our 20th year celebration. Honoured guest speaker, Deshabandu Surath Wickramasinghe spoke on “New Trends in Rainwater Harvesting” and gave an overview of how some countries are coping with the effects of climate...

Photography Competition 2017
June 30, 2017March 3, 2020
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Photography Competition 2017

Please Note: The final submission date has been extended to the 15th of July 2017 due to postal strikes.