Sri Lanka – Some Pollution Facts

vehicle-emissionsMain source of air pollution is vehicle emissions. They account for 60% of total emissions
(Source; Google)

 

Management of waste water is almost non-existent waste-water(Source: http://www.dailymirror.lk/article/Managing-waste-water-in-Sri-Lanka-An-uncomfortable-reality-125937.html)

 

Kandy lake.Кirimuhuda.  නුවර වෑව, Sri LankaWater from Kandy Lake is not suitable for drinking. A high coliform count and a high degree of faecal contamination was observed in all water samples obtained from the lake and drains.
(Source: The environmental pollution of Kandy Lake: A case study from Sri Lanka)

 

Sri Lanka’s Coral Reef are in immenient danger because of marine pollution around Sri Lankan coast srilanka-coral-reef
(Source: http://www.sundaytimes.lk/170409/sunday-times-2/marine-pollution-around-sri-lanka-and-the-inevitable-environmental-disaster-236258.html)

 

sri-lanka-SWM

As per an earlier research Waste generation per day = 7,500 metric tons. Daily waste collection is 3,500 metric tons
(Source: http://www.unescap.org/sites/default/files/6_CEA.pdf)

 

62% of all waste produced in Sri Lanka is biodegradeable.  green-waste-486011_1280
(Source: http://www.unescap.org/sites/default/files/6_CEA.pdf)

 

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