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Pune-based Fluid Robotics uses robots to manage and maintain urban water infrastructure

26-08-2019
India, water treatment, leakage, monitoring, pipes

In India, the current urban water distribution and wastewater treatment network is inefficient, with 40-50 per cent of water lost in distribution due to leaks and illegal taps (Non-Revenue Water). Under 20 per cent of wastewater is collected and treated, while the rest pollutes groundwater, lakes, rivers, and coastlines. In addition, inadequate …

Lifequest World Corp. subsidiary Biopipe signs a MoU with India's Environest Global Pvt Ltd. to Introduce Biopipe System in India, Maldives, Mauritius & Sri Lanka

31-07-2019
Biopipe, India, Maldives, Mauritius, Sri Lanka, Sludge, Wastewater Treatment, Sewage

Biopipe Global Corp., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Lifequest World Corp. (OTC: LQWC) has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with Environest to set up a 50-50 joint venture to introduce their patented onsite 100% sludge free, silent and odor free sewage wastewater treatment system …

SUEZ wins contract worth €145 million to build and operate India’s largest wastewater treatment plant in New Delhi

29-07-2019
SUEZ, India, wastewater treatment

Delhi Jal Board, the authority in charge of water management in New Delhi, has awarded SUEZ the contract to build and operate a wastewater treatment plant with a capacity of 564,000 m3/day at Okhla, South of New Delhi, for a value of €145 million (SGD $221 million). The contract provides for a three-and-a-half-year design and construction …

Editor’s pickSUEZ Uses Outcome Driven Analytics to Deliver 24/7 Water Supply to Growing Communities in India

26-07-2019
Suez. Echologics, Water Supply, India, Growing, Analytics, Optimising, EPulse, Optimizer

Pipe condition assessment with the Scanner (SmartCAT®) In 2011, nearly 70 per cent of households in India had access to tap water – of these, only 62 per cent had access to treated tap water. This scenario is changing with increased emphasis on water and sanitation infrastructure reform programmes like the United Nation’s …

India inaugurates first potable wastewater treatment plant

25-06-2019
India, wastewater treatment, pollution

India has inaugurated its first portable, potable wastewater treatment plant, at Parmarth Niketan in Rishikesh. The 50-kilolitres-per-day wastewater treatment plant uses four-part treatment technology to treat wastewater, which can then be reused for irrigation, laundry, gardening and other types of daily domestic usage. The system was jointly …

New Karnataka State Water Policy suggests cut in per capita consumption

17-06-2019
India

The Karnataka Jnana Aayoga Task Group has chalked out the new Karnataka State Water Policy which states that per capita water consumption for domestic use should come down from 135 litres per capita per day (LPCD) to 80-100 LPCD. While the reduction should be in all water-scarce urban areas, it should also be region specific. The norms should be …

India's largest sewage treatment plant to come up at Okhla

30-05-2019
India, wastewater treatment

The Delhi Jal Board (DJB) has approved the setting up of a new sewage treatment plant (STP) at Okhla which, it claims, will be the largest such plant in India. The plant will be able to treat 124 million gallons of wastewater per day (MGD) and will come up at a cost of Rs 1,161 crore in three years, the DJB's vice-chairman Dinesh Mohaniya …