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Sri Lanka - Integrated Watershed and Water Resources Management Project : Environmental Assessment : Environmental and Social Screening Report and Environment and Social Management Plan (anglais)

The development objective of the Integrated Watershed and Water Resources Management Project for Sri Lanka is to enhance functionality of water resources infrastructure and strengthen institutional capacity for watershed and water resources management. Some of the negative impacts and mitigation measures include: (1) the use of natural material sourced from sustainable sources, such as natural rocks, choir, soil strengthening grasses etc. will be used for design of river protection infrastructure such as rip rap and bank strengthening interventions (these may not be sourced from within any protected areas), where suitable; (2) consultations will be carried out with the farmer organizations on the duration and periods that they will have to undergo low water quantities for the agricultural activities; (3) awareness among encroached communities about the importance of maintaining the right bank main canal (RBMC) areas void of solid waste and any destructive activity; (4) alternative areas for buffalo bathing will be explored as it is a major pollution concern in the area; (5) the site entrance will include adequate signage indicating the details of the subproject, implementing agencies etc. as well as safety signage to keep public away; (6) sourcing of any material from protected areas and or designated natural areas, including tank beds of protected reservoirs, will be strictly prohibited; (7) resting and sanitary facilities will be provided separately for both men and women laborers; (8) labor awareness programs to educate the laborers about the code of conduct, general conduct, the environmental and social management plan, occupational health and safety etc. should be conducted throughout the contract period as agreed in the contracts environmental and social management plan; (9) all debris and residual spoil material including any left earth shall be disposed only at locations approved by the engineer for such purpose and subjected to the following clauses; and (10) peak hours in roads with moderate to high traffic will be avoided.

Information

  • Auteur

    Sri Lanka

  • Date du document

    2019/05/01

  • Type de document

    Évaluation environnementale

  • Numéro du rapport

    SFG5635

  • Volume

    1

  • Total Volume(s)

    1

  • Pays

    Sri Lanka,

  • Région

    Asie du Sud,

  • Date de publication

    2019/07/12

  • Disclosure Status

    Disclosed

  • Titre du rapport

    Environmental and Social Screening Report and Environment and Social Management Plan

  • Mots clé

    international commission on irrigation and drainage; water; politics of water; source for drinking water; Environmental and Social Impact; drinking water supply; social and environmental; earth fill dam; adverse climate change; rehabilitation of water; irrigation or drainage; resilience of agriculture; flood prone area; construction and operation; traditional economic activity; removal of trees; surface water source; ground water aquifer; water resource infrastructure; Supply of Water; surface water use; water and electricity; surface water quality; drinking water well; water quality analysis; ground water recharge; height of dam; risk and vulnerability; ground water level; detailed engineering design; acquisition of land; fresh water fish; resettlement action plan; minor irrigation scheme; water resource development; land and water; source of pollution; grievance redress mechanism; risk of contamination; loss of livelihood; loss of crop; impact of irrigation; loss of income; waste management plan; soil erosion; downstream areas; water requirement; water bodies; civil works; home gardens; endemic species; main canals; Leave Bank; construction activities; dry season; Land Ownership; protected area; water issue; water consumption; Irrigated Agriculture; land use; construction material; Natural Resources; biodiversity assessment; natural habitat; burrow pit; construction site; catchment area; irrigation canal; irrigation water; base flow; construction work; safeguard policy; critical habitat; involuntary resettlement; national regulation; public concern; indigenous fish; conservation site; irrigation department; Safeguard Policies; water delivery; water availability; irrigation infrastructure; storage capacity; project intervention; water productivity; crop diversification; water supplies; water scarcity; drainage canal; management improvement; shallow wells; canal water; supply water; noxious substance; younger generation; legal framework; temporary suspension; canal system; endangered species; River basin; water duty; social infrastructure; Water Allocation; earth movement; beneficial impact; particle size; annual rainfall; pedestrian path; land acquisition; construction management; soil type; irrigation system; important wetland; ecological impact; drainage water; reinforced concrete; foot bridge; biological community; dug well; shallow groundwater; aquifer levels; rainy season; continuous supply; receiving water; freshwater fish; social issue; canal rehabilitation; fruit tree; written permission; paddy land; archaeological site; natural drainage; scenic value; waste collection; water flow; waste dumping; mineral act; legislative enactment; social concern; sensitive species; rapid assessment; indigenous species; southern coast; airborne dust; short durations; small area; Heat Energy; heavy machinery; top soil; waste water; labour camp; flood area; geological survey; fish species; wildlife habitat; genetic material; important ecosystem; freshwater wetland; flow water; Lotic Ecosystem; mitigatory measure; land site; aquatic plant; canal flow; reed bed; aquatic ecosystem; inland fishery; legal ownership; access road; conservation status; study area; habitat areas; migratory season; home range; carnivorous mammals; migratory species; common species; introduced species; Tourist Hotel; reptile species; amphibian species; wild elephants; freshwater eel; supplementary irrigation; sound management; flood data; agriculture sector; construction phase; operational plan; positive impact; internal migration; safety plan; site management; public safety; bridge construction; cross point; physical facility; groundwater source; ancient history; water pump; rural setting; temporary bridge; residential area; cultural activities; vascular plant; cultivated land; natural vegetation; water pollution; colonial period; tree species; rural activity; noise level; rural area; dry period; emergency response; mechanical component; hydropower generation

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