aruwakkalu limestone quarry site

aruwakkalu limestone quarry site

Aruwakkalu - Disaster Services

The Ministry of Defense and Urban Development under the project known as the Metro Colombo Urban Development Project (MCUDP) has planned to construct and operate a semi-aerobic sanitary landfill to dispose of municipal solid waste generated from the Metro Colombo Region. In this respect, it is planned to develop the limestone quarry in Aruwakkalu (in the Puttalam district in the northwestern ...

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The Unfolding Ecological Disaster at Aruwakkalu |

2019-10-13 · The Aruwakkalu project raises issues with deeper, long term consequences beyond these immediate effects. The dump site is a former limestone quarry which was filled in and forested many years ago, which was deforested and dug up again for the purposes of the project. The dynamite used at the quarry

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Over Burden Removing at Aruwakkalu Lime Stone

Over Burden Removing at Aruwakkalu Lime Stone Quarry Site, Puttalam Con. No.HLL/PCW/PRC/2013/002. Client: Siam City Cement (Lanka) Ltd.

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Disasters Forewarned due to Ill-Planned and Badly

2019-8-19 · Aruwakkalu is the most unsuitable land to have the sanitary landfill or even open dumping, because what they are doing is on top of the limestone quarry which

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Aruwakkalu limestone mine no solution for Colombo’s ...

2018-10-31 · The above report also stated that the 30-hectare Aruwakkalu site leased out to Holcim Cement Company has many abandoned quarries, from where limestone was extracted by Cement Corporatio­n for over 40 years. It is also reported that the site was designed to absorb up to 4,700,000 cubic meters of garbage for 10 years in two phases.

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SLNHS Excursion Report Eluwankulama, Aruwakkalu ...

2018-7-16 · Aruwakkalu Quarry site operated by Insee Cement, and drove down the 5 km gravel road to reach their site office. We were treated to a refreshing cup of tea at their canteen after which we left at 1040 hours to visit the active quarry site with Quarry Engineer, Mr. Amila Batagala, as our guide

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Sanitary project Aruwakkalu landfill another white ...

2019-8-15 · The active limestone quarry located only 1 km from the proposed landfill site exposes the aquifers to leachate leak through landfill lining due to vibration from explosions for limestone extraction.

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Sanitary project Aruwakkalu landfill another white ...

2019-8-16 · “The site is an old limestone quarry. Lime stone is very porous and water moves laterally very fast in such zones. Although there was a plan to put in an impervious layer and pipes to take out the leachate, which could have helped somewhat, it looks as if we are going to dump without any safeguards.

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Daily Mirror - Sanitary project Aruwakkalu landfill ...

2019-8-15 · The active limestone quarry located only 1 km from the proposed landfill site exposes the aquifers to leachate leak through landfill lining due to vibration from explosions for limestone extraction.

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Elephant Destruction because of Aruwakkalu /

2019-8-30 · A Garbage Landfill has been started at Aruwakkalu / Wilpattu adjoining the Puttalam Lagoon . The site is at an old Limestone quarry pit, which had been allowed to become a forest. A herd of Elephants used to live in this forest and make occasional walks to the flood plains near Gangewadiya. The Garbage Landfill has destroyed the forest at the ...

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Over Burden Removing at Aruwakkalu Lime Stone

Over Burden Removing at Aruwakkalu Lime Stone Quarry Site, Puttalam Con. No.HLL/PCW/PRC/2013/002. Client: Siam City Cement (Lanka) Ltd.

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Disasters Forewarned due to Ill-Planned and Badly

2019-8-19 · Site with Dangers. Aruwakkalu is the most unsuitable land to have the sanitary landfill or even open dumping, because what they are doing is on top of the limestone quarry which would not bear the load built up of 1200MT per day according

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Aruwakkalu limestone mine no solution for Colombo’s ...

2018-10-31 · The above report also stated that the 30-hectare Aruwakkalu site leased out to Holcim Cement Company has many abandoned quarries, from where limestone was extracted by Cement Corporatio­n for over 40 years. It is also reported that the site was designed to absorb up to 4,700,000 cubic meters of garbage for 10 years in two phases.

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Stability Analysis of Slopes in Aruwakkalu Limestone

2020-7-30 · Abstract: Water in the forms of rain, snowmelt and groundwater is identified to be the major factor influencing the reduction of the stability of the slopes. The increasing trend of annual rainfall has been a major challenge to meet the production requirement in Aruwakkalu limestone mine. The stability of the slopes in active quarry area of the mine under various rainfall intensities is ...

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Aruwakkalu landfill, Puttalam, Sri Lanka | EJAtlas

2020-4-23 · Sri Lanka’s newly opened Aruwakkalu sanitary landfill is located in the district of Puttalam, 170 kilometers north of Colombo. It was proposed as a long-term solution to the ongoing waste crisis in the country’s Western Province but has been highly controversial for its severe environmental impacts, the complete ignoring of community voices, and the questionable and costly shifting of ...

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SLNHS Excursion Report Eluwankulama, Aruwakkalu ...

2018-7-16 · Aruwakkalu Quarry site operated by Insee Cement, and drove down the 5 km gravel road to reach their site office. We were treated to a refreshing cup of tea at their canteen after which we left at 1040 hours to visit the active quarry site with Quarry Engineer, Mr. Amila Batagala, as our guide

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Sanitary project Aruwakkalu landfill another white ...

2019-8-16 · “The site is an old limestone quarry. Lime stone is very porous and water moves laterally very fast in such zones. Although there was a plan to put in an impervious layer and pipes to take out the leachate, which could have helped somewhat, it looks as if we are going to dump without any safeguards.

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Artefacts of miocene era found at Aruwakkalu ...

2020-1-26 · The Aruwakkalu sanitary landfill project and the Thiruwana stone quarry, located 4 km away from the site is expected to fall within the reservation area. Speaking after inspecting the sites the minister said procedures necessary for the site to be declared an archaeological reserve were being taken.

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Daily Mirror - Sanitary project Aruwakkalu landfill ...

2019-8-15 · The active limestone quarry located only 1 km from the proposed landfill site exposes the aquifers to leachate leak through landfill lining due to vibration from explosions for limestone extraction.

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Environmentalists derail garbage train to Aruwakkalu |

2015-10-4 · The 30-hectare Aruwakkalu site, leased out to Holcim Cement Company, has many abandoned quarries, from where limestone was extracted by the Cement Corporation some 20 years ago. The site will be designed to absorb up to 4,700,000 cubic metres of garbage for 10 years in 2 phases. But to the dismay of environmentalists, the site is within the one ...

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Over Burden Removing at Aruwakkalu Lime Stone

Over Burden Removing at Aruwakkalu Lime Stone Quarry Site, Puttalam Con. No.HLL/PCW/PRC/2013/002. Client: Siam City Cement (Lanka) Ltd.

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Mix Bed Preparation Work & Wagon Loading Work at ...

Mix Bed Preparation Work and Wagon Loading Work at Aruwakkalu Lime Stone Quarry Site, Puttalam Con. No.HLL/PCW/PRC/2013/008. Client: Siam City Cement (Lanka) Ltd.

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SLNHS Excursion Report Eluwankulama, Aruwakkalu ...

2018-7-16 · Aruwakkalu Quarry site operated by Insee Cement, and drove down the 5 km gravel road to reach their site office. We were treated to a refreshing cup of tea at their canteen after which we left at 1040 hours to visit the active quarry site with Quarry Engineer, Mr. Amila Batagala, as our guide

Read More
Sanitary project Aruwakkalu landfill another white ...

2019-8-16 · “The site is an old limestone quarry. Lime stone is very porous and water moves laterally very fast in such zones. Although there was a plan to put in an impervious layer and pipes to take out the leachate, which could have helped somewhat, it looks as if we are going to dump without any safeguards.

Read More
Artefacts of miocene era found at Aruwakkalu ...

2020-1-26 · The Aruwakkalu sanitary landfill project and the Thiruwana stone quarry, located 4 km away from the site is expected to fall within the reservation area. Speaking after inspecting the sites the minister said procedures necessary for the site to be declared an archaeological reserve were being taken.

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Daily Mirror - Sanitary project Aruwakkalu landfill ...

2019-8-15 · The active limestone quarry located only 1 km from the proposed landfill site exposes the aquifers to leachate leak through landfill lining due to vibration from explosions for limestone extraction.

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Aruwakkalu waste management project to continue

2020-5-14 · This waste management project will be an environmental disaster in the future as the area selected is a abandoned Miocene Limestone Quarry where the bed rock is permeable and effluents will drain into the Dutch Bay which is one of the best prawn fishing areas in Sri Lanka.About 30 years back when I was a senior geologist (Deputy Director of the Geological Survey Department- Present GSMB)

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Phoenicopterus roseus | Ian Lockwood

Looking for chameleons on the road to the Aruwakkalu limestone quarry. Sign on the road to the Aruwakkalu limestone quarry. This is also the site for the proposed and controversial land fill that will take in Colombo’s waste. The area hosts fine example of dry zone tropical thorn forest.

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Environmentalists derail garbage train to Aruwakkalu |

2015-10-4 · The 30-hectare Aruwakkalu site, leased out to Holcim Cement Company, has many abandoned quarries, from where limestone was extracted by the Cement Corporation some 20 years ago. The site will be designed to absorb up to 4,700,000 cubic metres of garbage for 10 years in 2 phases. But to the dismay of environmentalists, the site is within the one ...

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WilpattuHouse News and Tips : August 2019

2019-8-30 · A Garbage Landfill has been started at Aruwakkalu / Wilpattu adjoining the Puttalam Lagoon . The site is at an old Limestone quarry pit, which had been allowed to become a forest. A herd of Elephants used to live in this forest and make occasional walks to the flood plains near Gangewadiya. The Garbage Landfill has destroyed the forest at the ...

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