Mr. Sumitha Sumanaweera, an alumnus of M.Eng. (EEM 2004), Sri Lankan nationality, has been appointed as Deputy General Manager, Corporate Planning, National Water Supply & Drainage Board, Sri Lanka.
After graduated from AIT in 2004, he returned to Sri Lanka and developed water treatment unit operation modules for conventional water treatment for scheme capacities 500 cum/day to 2000 cum/day with smaller foot print and shorter construction period. He also introduced reverse osmosis water treatment to community affected with Chronic Kidney Failure of Unknown Etiology. He was responsible for developing and implementing programs to educate on ‘Water Safety Plans’ implementation in Sri Lanka.
His current responsible is related to policies and activities related to disaster management and climate change resilience.
He can be contacted in the following address:
Mr. Sumitha Sumanaweera
Deputy General Manager, Corporate Planning
National Water Supply & Drainage Board
Galle Road, Ratmalana