Public Consultation on Water Service Industry

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The Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (PUCSL) will conduct a series of public consultations on provincial basis on “Development of Water Service Industry in Sri Lanka” to provide policy advice to the Government, as provided by Section 17 of Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka Act,

This is an opportunity for you to directly present your evidence-based suggestions to the PUCSL.  Priority will be given to those who make written submissions based on evidence.

Schedule of Public Consultations (Subject to change in line with Government Health Regulations)

Province Consultation Location Date of Public Consultation Written submissions to be submitted before
North Western Kurunegala 27th Aug. 2020 21st Aug. 2020
Southern Galle 24th Sept. 2020 18th Sept. 2020
Central Kandy 22nd Oct 2020 15th Oct. 2020
Eastern Trincomalee 23rd Oct 2020 15th Oct. 2020
North Central Anuradapura 19th Nov. 2020 13th Nov. 2020
Northern Jaffna 20th Nov. 2020 13th Nov. 2020
Uva Badulla 17th Dec. 2020 11th Dec. 2020
Sabaragamuwa Rathnapura 18th Dec. 2020 11th Dec. 2020
Western Colombo 21st Jan. 2021 15th Jan. 2021

The Water Service Industry is defined as provision of drinking water and wastewater services.  Bottled water and irrigation water are excluded. Your submission may include the issues that you encountered, proposals to overcome the issues, and responses to the PUCSL consultation document available at and improvements to the Water Services Industry. A contact number should be provided in the written submission.

The written comments need to be forwarded to the Commission on or before the respective closing dates:

Write to: Public Consultation on “Water Services”.

                Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka,

                Level 06, BoC Merchant Tower, 28,

                St. Michael’s Road,

               Colombo 3.


               Respond online by accessing PUCSL Website


                Email to:



or further information, please contact, Shantha Jayasingha 077 2304135 or Jayasooriyan 077 0399119

Tel: + 94-112392607/8  Fax: +94-112392641

Date: 2020.07.03

Event Date: 3 Jul 2020 - 13 Jan 2021

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