India: Water/Wate Water Mega–Deals in Indian Water Treatment Market: SPML Bags Orders Worth 191 Million
SPML Infra in joint venture with Tata Projects have received three major new orders for design and construction of sewerage system with provision of treated wastewater reuse from Rajasthan Urban Drinking Water Sewerage & Infrastructure Corporation (RUDISCO) for 11 cities in Rajasthan for a total value of Rs 1,275 crore/ US $ 191 Million.
Gurgaon/India – These projects are envisaged as decentralized sewage treatment projects similar to the ones being proposed under the Namami Gange program. The treated wastewater reuse can provide alternative sources of water; reduce pollution to ground water sources thus improving health and economic productivity.
The first order of Rs 480 crore is for the development of sewer system in Bharatpur, Gangapur, Hinduan and Churu cities. The second order of Rs 417 crore is for the same in Udaipur, Nagaur, Sujangarh and Baran. The third order of Rs 378 crore is for the development of sewer system in Chittorgarh, Beawar and Bundi cities. The scope of work in all three packages is for the design, construction and commissioning of Sewage Treatment Plants (STPs) and Sewage Pumping Stations (SPS) along with sewer networks that will be completed in 24 months’ time with 10 years of operation and maintenance. About 34 number of sewage treatment plants with a total capacity of 74.4 MLD will be constructed with the latest technology for high-level treatment efficiency.
Executive Director, SPML Infra, Rishabh Sethi commented, “It is significant that the Government of Rajasthan has initiated projects for wastewater treatment and reuse that will help in reducing the pollution in these cities. SPML is indeed proud to be part of this improvement plan to create wastewater treatment and reuse infrastructure which are vital to make fresh water available for drinking purposes. These orders reaffirm our expertise in water and wastewater infrastructure space and with the support of our JV partner we are confident of delivering as per the requirements of our client.”