The Kalutara District Environmental Committee has decided to stop all construction in the forest reserve in the Kalu ganga area, Kalutara District secretary office said.
The Survey Department is measuring the forest reserve and all constructions which are in the area according to the survey report will be removed in the coming days. Based on the survey report, the boundaries of the reserve will also be marked.
The Department of Irrigation says that some constructions have come to the river and made the river small. According to them, this situation has resulted in disturbing the water flowing down stream during times of heavy rain.