Chennai will turn into the primary Indian town to recycle sewage and supply it for industrial functions. a Brand New treatment plant is being in-built Kodungaiyur, which is likely to be completed via the primary week of August. This plant will provide recycled sewage water to industries, thereby making sure that fresh drinking water is reserved for residential use. The move, Metro Water Board officers say, will help town tide over water crisis. Another remedy plant, beneath building in Koyambedu, is likely to develop into operational in September. Together, these two vegetation can deal with 90 million litres of sewage in step with day using the reverse osmosis method.
How is this completed? Usually, after secondary treatment, sewage water is released into town’s rivers. Now, it'll be sent to those new crops for a third stage of remedy. This will make the water fit sufficient for industrial usage.For the closing 10 years, each day, 40 million litres of freshwater is equipped to industries in Manali, Minjur and Ennore in North Chennai, aside from Oragadam and Sriperumbudur in the outskirts. The water comes from Chembarambakkam reservoir and Minjur desalination plant. “The plant in Kodungaiyur will initially treat 15 MLD, which will slowly be increased to 35 MLD, and then to its full capacity of 45 MLD. Industries will benefit from this project as they will get 50 MLD treated water,” an respectable mentioned. “Once the plant is commissioned, the freshwater stored might be provided to residential areas in Tiruvottiyur, Tondiarpet, Royapuram, Madhavaram and Manali in the North; and Chintadripet, Purasawalkam, Egmore, T Nagar, and Mambalam within the central a part of town. “Now that Chembarambakkam reservoir has gone dry, it’s water from the quarries that is being supplied to industries. Earlier, close to 30 MLD from the reservoir was supplied to industries in SIPCOT. We will be supplying treated water to six out of 27 industries in the Manali belt initially,” said the respectable. Also, due to the brand new vegetation, 20 in line with cent of sewage water is likely to get recycled now. In due route, the total capacity of the 2 plants might be greater from 90MLD to 120 MLD. The capacity enlargement can be completed by means of July 2020. 1 extra plant Another treatment plant is beneath development in Koyembedu, and can grow to be operational in September. Together, these two plants can deal with upto 90 million litres of sewage per day