Unhygienic hotels raided
The Akkaraipattu Municipal Council in a sudden inspection of hotels
and eating houses closed one hotel and legal action would be taken
against two hotels for not conforming to the required standard in
relasing their waste water, Municipal Commissioner A. L. M.Azmi
said.This raid took place under the Municipal Commissioner A.L.M. Azmi
accompanied by Municipal MOH, Dr. M.M. Remance, Municipal Engineer A.M.
Zahir, RDA, Executive Engineer K.L.M. Ismail, Akkaraipattu police
station, Environmental Division Sub Inspectors R.H. Samantha, J.M.
Bandara, Central Environmental Officials, PHIs, and relevant
officials.Some eating houses and tea boutiques within the Akkaraipattu
Municipal area are non-hygienic.
They used to let the used water (dirty water) to the drain bordering
the main road which gives bad smell. The stagnated water in the drain
breed dengue mosquitoes.
The hotel owners have been repeatally informed of the unhealthy
condition of their eating houses and hotels in writing as well.
Those owners of hotels and eating houses have been informed of the
municipal council with regard to sanitation and maintenance of hygienic
condition in the hotels, said Municipal Commissioner A.L.M. Azmi.