Irrigation systems of SL
Posted on February 21st, 2021

Destination SRI LANKA

Technical Input by Dr Herath Mantritilake – People Friendship University (Moscow) graduate and an old Nalandian

Sri Lanka’s hydraulic civilization spans over two Millenia and is integral part of our agricultural heritage. Watch the story of the origins, the rise, the golden age, the decline and the resurgence of this technology.

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2 Responses to “Irrigation systems of SL”

  1. Nimal Says:

    We are one of the few countries to boast about the past without noticing the failures at present with a bleak debt ridden country where our wealth is being stolen by the politicians using various means. Tea estates to be sold to foreigners thus getting kickbacks in foreign currency while not offering to local companies.

  2. aloy Says:

    Just imagine:all these are the creations based on conservation of Energy principles discovered by our ancients and those structures are still serving today. These principles have been proven mathematically less than a century ago by those US engineers involved in TVEA (Tennessee Valley Engineering Authority) and are released as HEC-1, HEC-RAS and HEC-GEO etc.

    here’s the link to it:


    BTW: my mobile app based on above is almost ready.

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