Engineer on top of wind turbine
Engineering a carbon neutral futureWir schaffen eine CO2-neutrale Zukunft

Never a dull moment in the life of a project director

I have been working for the Mahaweli Water Security Investment Program (MWSIP) for 7 years and now we have past the two-thirds mark. I will give you a quick recap: The MWSIP is a multi-billion dollar water resources development investment program being financed by the Government of Sri Lanka and Asian Development Bank to transfer …

Irrigated fields at the Mahaweli River

Building on 2000 years of irrigation in Sri Lanka

In the last month, I attended two ground-breaking ceremonies where the President of Sri Lanka, His Excellency Maithripala Sirisena, launched the construction of two major irrigation projects (the Kaluganga-Moragahakanda Transfer Canal and the North West Province Canal Project). In his remarks in front of crowds of 20,000 people, he said the implementation of the Moragahakanda-Kaluganga Irrigation Development …