On, 23rd April 2015 Hon. Rauff Hakeem MP, Minister of Urban Development and Water Supply and Drainage, launched the construction programme of the Kandy City Wastewater Management Project (KCWMP) in a simple ceremony to mark the ground breaking event at Rosawatta, Heerassagala Road, Kandy.
KCWMP is an investment of SLR 25 BN financed by the Government of Sri Lanka (GOSL) and the Japanese International Cooperation Authority (JICA). The National Water Supply and Drainage Board and the Kandy Municipal Council have joined hands to implement this project. Hon. Mahendra Ratwatta, Mayor of the Kandy Municipal Council (KMC), Members of the Central Provincial Council, Members of other Local Authorities and officials of the National Water Supply and Drainage Board (NWS&DB) including the chairman Engineer A.M.Ansar, Representatives of JICA and people from the community were among the distinguished invitees present at the occasion.