Considering the upcoming festival season in April, the Central Environmental Authority (CEA) and other relevant parties had a discussion to protect & reduce the waste generation during the festival season around, the Lake Gregory Environmental Protection Area.
The initial meeting was held on 19th March 2018 at the CEA premises. Officials from Army, Navy, Police, Municipal Council, Nuwara Eliya, Urban Development Authority and Cinnamon Air were participated in the meeting to discuss the matters encountered with this season. Waste management is the main problematic issue during this season, due to the huge number of visitors.
The CEA is trying to give solutions to reduce the impact to lake by pollution during the season.