Water treatment plant at T K Halli
French company, Degramont, will set up a water treatment plant at T K Halli at the cost of Rs 329 crore, to treat 500 million litres of water daily from the reservoir, said Narayana, Additional Chief Engineer (Cauvery), BWSSB.
Speaking to reporters Narayana said the contract, part of the Cauvery Water Supply Stage IV, Phase II, had been awarded to the company on December 1. The company was already a part of the first phase of the project, he added.
The second phase is slated to be completed by 2011. The City presently receives 960 million litres of water per day from T K Halli and T G Halli reservoirs. The completion of this project is expected to augment water supply to the City by 500 million litres per day.
Contracts have also been awarded to three different agencies to lay mild steel transmission pipelines from T K Halli to Gubbali, he said.
Contracts have also been awarded to construct reservoirs that will come up at Koodlu, Vadrapalya, Jumbo Savari Gudda, B Narayanapura, OMBR Layout, GKVK campus and Hoodi. Gammon India, Nagarajuna Constructions and IVRCL will construct them, he added.