The Ghaziabad municipal company has taken over from Ghaziabad Growth Authority (GDA) the 56MLD (million litres day by day) sewage therapy plant (STP) in Indirapuram as a part of its ₹320 crore challenge to supply treated water to industrial items of Sahibabad Industrial Space.
The officers stated the treated sewage water can be ship to the tertiary sewage therapy plant (TSTP) which is getting constructed in Indirapuram as a part of the challenge. Officers stated 95km lengthy pipeline has been laid to attach the 2 vegetation and to supply treated water to about 1,400 industrial items in Sahibabad.
“The 56MLD STP has been taken over by the company and its treated water can be additional ship to the TSTP. The TSTP will refine the treated water and supply improved treated water to industrial items. The ultimate treated water will meet the consuming water requirements. Initially, we plan to supply 40MLD treated water to about 1,400 items, thus saving on valuable groundwater,” stated Nitin Gaur, municipal commissioner.
A current survey had discovered that the variety of items availing of the treated water has diminished to 933.
“One other survey is being performed to evaluate the ultimate variety of industrial items availing of the treated water supply. A proper settlement to supply of water can be signed with the person industrial items. The speed of per kilolitre of treated water per day can be about ₹45-48 and the ultimate fee can be assessed after calculating the tax part,” Gaur stated.
For function of funding the water supply challenge, the company in April 2021 additionally floated and listed bonds on the Bombay Inventory Trade to the tune of ₹150 crore. The company conceived of the treated water supply challenge to save lots of on using groundwater because the water desk is dropping at an alarming degree in Ghaziabad areas.
In accordance with the Uttar Pradesh groundwater division, the groundwater degree in 27 localities within the metropolis, a majority of that are located within the trans-Hindon space, has witnessed an alarming decline within the water desk by about 5.3 metres under floor degree (mbgl) prior to now 4 years.
The report stated the water degree within the 27 localities declined sharply from a mean of 24.79mbgl through the post-monsoon interval in 2017 to a mean of 30.08mbgl through the post-monsoon interval in 2021.
The utmost dip in groundwater ranges was recorded in Vijay Nagar (7.9mbgl), Pratap Vihar (7.32mbgl), Vaishali (6.43mbgl), Arthala (6.01mbgl), Lajpat Nagar (5.93mbgl) and Sahibabad (5.72mbgl).
The officers stated the TSTP in Indirapuram can be commissioned in 2024.
“We are going to save about ₹5.5 crore that we yearly spent on upkeep of the 56MLD STP in Indirapuram as that facility has now been handed over to the municipal company,” stated Rakesh Kumar Gupta, chief engineer of GDA.