Urban Drainage

Poor urban drainage designs have become a huge public nuisance

Poor urban drainage designs appear as normalcy during rain

  Poor urban drainage designs have become a huge public nuisance

Urban Drainage Research facility is an initiative of the UMCSAWM to carryout field experimentation on surface and subsurface drainage with the changes to the Landover, soil type, slope and rainfall.

A major problem in our South Asian monsoon region is the poor drainage infrastructure designs associated with the roads, especially in urban areas.  With the slightest rain, most highways not only in Sri Lanka, but also in the region, become waterways thus negatively contributing to national economic growth