Delhi Minister (Water) and Chairman of DJB Satyendar Jain together with senior officers inspected wastewater remedy crops at Rohini (15 MGD), Rithala (60 MGD), Coronation Pillar (30 MGD) and likewise the Timarpur Oxidation Pond and Bhalaswa Lake website.
The inspection happened yesterday night.
Mr Jain mentioned that because of the burgeoning of the inhabitants in our metropolis an increasing number of water will probably be required. Whereas it’s important to make use of water properly, it’s also essential to take steps to scale back the load on the out there useful resource and create methods for its substitution in actions the place attainable, in line with an official launch.
“Our authorities is dedicated to Clear Yamuna and enhance depleting floor water ranges of Delhi. On the identical strains DJB began utilizing the handled water for actions apart from consuming like horticulture functions or giving it to varied different businesses/organizations who can use this water to scrub buses, trains, and so forth,” he added.
Within the latest previous the utilisation of this handled water is just not being performed to the fullest of its capability. There are 20 Waste water Remedy Vegetation and at the moment round 500 MGD wastewater is being handled out of which 90-95 MGD waste water is getting used, Mr Jain said.
“As DJB goals to utilise main quantum of the handled effluent for non-potable functions, he instructed the officers to now use 100 MGD handled water coming from these STPs. The utilization of handled effluent of Rithala, Rohini and Coronation Pillar in inexperienced belts and forest areas of round 500 acres out there in and across the mentioned STPs must be performed in phased method,” he added.
In the course of the go to he careworn on the next points–Utilization of handled water in forests and inexperienced areas of respective STPs, lifting of additional water from drains to make sure 100% capability utlisation of the prevailing STPs, all defunct E&M tools and biogas crops to be fastened on speedy foundation.
As many as 80 acres of vacant land at Rohini STP, 60 acres of forest at Rithala STP, 250 acres of forest close to Coronation Pillar STP must be utilised for bettering groundwater desk by way of the appliance of handled effluent. Untreated waste water close to STPs must be tapped and handled in STPs to make sure 100 per cent utilisation of the out there infrastructure.
No untreated municipal sewage ought to attain storm water drain.
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