8°03'51.8"N 79°57'18.2"E

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Tabbowa Wewa Reservoir

Lakes and Reservoirs

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North Western Province



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Tabbowa Wewa Reservoir

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The Tabbowa Wewa is an ancient irrigation system in the Mee Oya basin, constructed by damming the Nanneri Oya, a major tributary of the Mee Oya , for irrigation purposes. The reservoir was restored between 1913-1925 and then again in 1969. It's by the Putlam Anuradapura Tricomalee Highway just before the karuwalagaswewa Junction.