The Delhi Jal Board on Thursday introduced offering free sewer connections to 25,000 households in Karawal Nagar and Mustafabad and putting in 30 reverse osmosis vegetation in Jhuggy-Jhopri (JJ) clusters to offer clear consuming water to their residents.
The utility has earmarked Rs 19 crore to offer free sewer connectivity in 12 colonies in Karawal Nagar and Mustafabad beneath the ‘Mukhyamantri Muft Sewer Connection Scheme’.
It’ll forestall 2.5 crore liters of sewage from instantly falling into the Yamuna river, the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) stated after a board assembly.
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It has additionally determined to put in 30 RO vegetation in JJ colonies to offer free, clear consuming water to their residents.
Officers stated the plan is to put in 1,000 such vegetation within the nationwide capital.
“These vegetation will function round the clock and will probably be outfitted with eight to 10 shelling out models at completely different places to cater to a big inhabitants in a hassle-free method,” a press release stated.
Every RO machine can dispense as much as 65,000 liters of water on daily basis. A hard and fast amount of water will probably be distributed per family a day for which RFID playing cards will probably be issued to households.
“The RO vegetation will substitute tankers which can assist residents circumvent the usually tiring and time-consuming technique of getting water and eliminating the possibilities of social tensions,” the utility stated.
The supply of unpolluted water will assist scale back the monetary burden on households in JJ clusters as a consequence of ailments brought on by unclean water.
The board additionally permitted the laying of a 10-km sewer line in Narela and a 25-km sewer line in Burari, respectively.
The sewage will probably be routed to the Narela and the Coronation sewage remedy vegetation.
A ten-km sewer line will probably be laid within the Singhu Group of colonies within the Narela sewage remedy plant (STP) catchment space, and a 25-km sewer line will probably be supplied within the Pradhan Enclave falling beneath the Coronation STP catchment space.
At current, the untreated sewage from these areas falls into the Yamuna instantly.
The residing circumstances of round 15,000 residents of Narela and 41,000 residents of Burari will profit as soon as the venture is accomplished.
The DJB has additionally determined to improve and comprehensively function and preserve the 40 MGD Rithala STP on a novel monetary mannequin — the federal government will solely should pay Rs 24 crore for the preliminary section and the entire quantity of Rs 260 crore will probably be paid in installations over a interval of 10 years.
The Kejriwal authorities has additionally deliberate to create a lake on 100 acres of land at Iradatnagar which will probably be fed from the handled water of this STP.
To take care of the long-standing difficulty of treating the elevated ammonia in uncooked water being acquired from Haryana, the board permitted the work of rehabilitating an current non-functional WTP right into a six MGD plant to deal with ammonia as much as 10 ppm.
The traditional water remedy vegetation (WTPs) can deal with ammonia as much as 0.5 ppm solely.
“The DJB has lower quick its expenditure by using the 15-year-old current however defunct amenities at Okhla,” the DJB stated.