City to get 108 mini sewage treatment plants

The BWSSB will construct 108 mini sewage treatment plants with a capacity of one-two million litres of water per day (MLD) across the City as per the State budget for 2014-15.

 According to board officials, these mini tertiary treatment plants will maintly cater to citizens who buy treated water for construction, watering gardens and other non-potable purposes. 

There are plans of letting out treated water into the lake for rejuvenation, he added. As per the State budget for 2014-2015, a detailed project report (DPR) has already been prepared for the project.

The DPR has also being prepared for construction of 300 MLD capacity of waste water treatment plants in place of existing 180 MLD plant. This new project part of hi-tech recycling unit where there are plans of constructing a recycling plant at Vrushabhavathi Valley, along the course of Arkavathy river. 

The board will also take up rehabilitation and renovation of 74 km sewer lines with 50 per cent funding from Megacity Revolving Fund of KUIDFC (Karnataka Urban Infrastructure Development and Finance Corporation Limited) and balance 50 percent from BWSSB.The board is also planning to take up the project of providing Cauvery water to 110 villages which is part of the BBMP area.

The DPR is yet to prepared for the project and funding for the project will be taken up from external agencies.

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