National Water Supply and Drainage Board (NWSDB) says that 18-hour water cut is scheduled to take place in several areas including Colombo and suburbs from 8 am on Saturday (19 Aug) until 2 am on Sunday (20 Aug).

The water cut will be imposed in the Colombo, Dehiwala-Mt. Lavinia, Kaduwela, and Kotte Municipal Council areas, and the Maharagama, Boralesgamuwa, Kolonnawa, Kotikawatte, Mulleriyawa Pradeshiya Sabha areas and the Ratmalana and Katubedda areas.

The NWSDB explained that the water cut will be imposed due to essential maintenance work.