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Engineering geology of the Mahaweli G settlement systems : a research report

Show simple item record Jayawardene, MPJ 1987T04:26:28Z 1987T04:26:28Z
dc.description.abstract A number of settlement systems are coming up under the Accelerated Mahaweli Programme, settlement systems which has aroused our research interest is the Mahaweli G where two thousand families System G occupies the area of the old Elahera colony founded in 1947 by settling 1160 families in an area of 2208 hectares. Now the This system lies in the administrative district of Polonnaruwa and is bounded on the East and South by the Ambanganga, a tributary of the river Mahaweli, in theWwest by Yoda Ela and on the North by Radavige Oya. The population of system G is 35,000. of the area is Bakamuna which is fast developing. The main town The European Economic Community has funded the settlement of a new generation, The costruction of roadways, schools, post offices and clinics will also come under their funding which adds up to 50 million Rupees. With the new Civil Engineering projects coming up it is absolutely necessary to have some engineering geological information in order to assess feasibility of proposed land-use or engineering undertaking, to select the most appropriate and method of construction, to ensure the stability of a structure and to perform the maintanance successfully
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.title Engineering geology of the Mahaweli G settlement systems : a research report en_US
dc.type Article-Full-text
dc.identifier.department Department of Mining & Mineral Engineering en_US
dc.identifier.accno 48113
dc.identifier.year 1987 en_US

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