Water Treatment New Water Treatment Plant to be Built in Maharashtra
Wabag has won a Build, Operate and Transfer (BOOT) contract for the Ulhasnagar drinking water treatment plant in Maharashtra. Ulhasnagar's Municipal Corporation has commissioned Konark Water Infra Projects, a Wabag and Konark Infrastructure joint venture, with the financing, planning, construction and operational management of the Ulhasnagar drinking water treatment plant. For WABAG, the order is worth roughly € 50 million (INR 3,300 m).
Ulhasnagar/India – This major project includes inflow structures with pumping stations for the feeding of the raw water to the drinking water plant over a distance of 3 km, a 20,000 m3 master balance reservoir, and the augmentation of the existing water distribution system. WABAG is to provide the design, engineering, construction, procurement, supply and commissioning, as well as the operational management.
With a capacity of 195,000 m3/d, the new plant will furnish over a million people with clean drinking water. Start-up will commence at the end of 2012 and subsequently the joint venture will be responsible for the operative management of the plant for a period of thirty years.