How to contact an electrician or plumber during Sri Lanka’s Coronavirus curfew

ECONOMYNEXT – The Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka said it had teamed with the island’s electricity and water utilities to help fix electrical and plumbing faults in building as the island is under curfew to stop the spread of Coronavirus.

The National Water Supply and Drainage Board, Ceylon Electricity Board, Lanka Electricity Company Private Limited had which started the service in the Western province in early April said it is now being rolled out in the rest of the island.

“Facilities have been provided to rectify the problems of internal electrical and water services in the households through a hotline service which has already been introduced,” the PUCL said in a statement.

“With the new service, the consumers can seek the assistance of an electrician or a plumber near to consumers’ residential area to sort the issue.”

“Facilities have been provided to rectify the problems of internal electrical and water services in the households through a hotline service which has already been introduced.

“With the new service, the consumers can seek the assistance of an electrician or a plumber near to consumers’ residential area to sort the issue.”

PUCSL said that all services are provided by registered electricians and plumbers complying with approved safety practices.

The assigned electrician, air conditioning maintenance technician or plumber must obtain a curfew pass from the respective police station after the work is assigned.

The electrician and plumbers can be reached through the following numbers:

A plumber – National Water Supply & Drainage Board customers – 1939

Electrician for Ceylon Electricity (CEB) Board customers – 1987

Electrician for Lanka Electricity Company (LEC) – 1910

Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (for water or power issues – 0764271030
(SB-Colombo/Apr12/2020)

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