New Underground Water Treatment Plant in Agartala

In Tripura, a new underground water treatment plant has been commissioned at Sadhutilla in the southern part of Agartala. The plant has fulfilled the need for drinking water free from iron and other contamination.

The plant has started functioning with supply of quality treated water initially to 565 households through pipeline. It has treatment capacity of 4 point 8 million litre per day.  It has two Over Head Storage Reservoirs with capacities of 1,130 Kilo Liter and 450 Kilo Liter.
Important Takeaways from Above News-
  • The speciality of the plant is that it would be treating water at higher standards with minimizing turbidity and iron in water.
  • The built-up cost of this water treatment plant was Rs. 4 crore 99 lakh.
  • It has been funded jointly by the Asian Development Bank with 70% share of assistance and the Union Government with 30 % share of assistance.
Source- News On AIR


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