Mumbai get seven treatment plant

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ALONGSIDE MUMBAI’S growing demand for water, 2,700 million litres a day (mld) of the 3,700 mld water supplied by the municipality is allowed to run out untreated from sewers, polluting the river and the sea. To overcome this challenge, the city will soon see new sewage treatment plants, Municipal Commissioner Ajoy Mehta said on Thursday.…

Mumbai: Sewage treatment plant planned at Wadala

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Mumbai: To stop the direct flow of sewage into the sea, the Mumbai Port Trust has proposed construction of a Rs.9 crore sewage treatment plant (STP) on its land parcel in Wadala (E) near Tejas Nagar, MbPT Colony. After the construction of the plant, the Port proposes to sell this treated water to the oil…

80% of Mumbai’s ‘Treated’ Sewage Still Causes Pollution

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Around 25% of Mumbai’s domestic waste, which comes from slums, flows straight into nullahs and creeks, polluting the marine ecosystem. But that doesn’t mean that the remaining 75% waste, which enters the city’s 1,915km sewer network, is properly treated before being released into the sea. The Maharashtra Pollution Control Board’s 2017 review found that six…