A decision was made in the District Coordinating committee for Kilinochchi District that no deep drilling well shall be dug without the permission Water Resource research Board.
However, three large deep drilling wells are being constructed in close proximity to Iranaimadu Tank, said Secretary of Iranaimadu Farmers’ Association, Sivamohan.
Elaborating further he said, three large deep drilling wells are being constructed with the aid of powerful machinery in areas in close proximity to Iranaimadu tank.
Three wells of the same kind were drilled in Mulankavil recently and the drawing of water on an experimental basis, the neighboring people said that the water level in their well dropping. This matter was brought to the notice of the Coordinating Committee, and Co-Chairs issued a firm order that water should be drawn from Mulankavil drilled wells.
In this contex the construction of deep drilling well will suck out the Iranaimadu waters, we are afraid, he said
He also said that the relevant official should take due action.