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IDE Technologies delivers a tertiary treatment reverse osmosis plant to Chennai Metropolitan Water Supply & Sewerage Board (CMWSSB)

05-12-2019
IDE Technologies, India, reverse osmosis, water treatment, wastewater treatment

IDE Technologies has completed the erection phase of the Tertiary Treatment Reverse Osmosis plant for Chennai Metropolitan Water Supply & Sewerage Board (CMWSSB) at the facility’s location in Koyambedu, City of Chennai, State of Tamil Nadu. The Chennai area has very challenging water circumstances due to severe and prolonged drought …

ADB to provide $206 million credit for Tamil Nadu water supply and sewerage infrastructure

03-12-2019
Asian Development Bank, India, water management, sewage treatment, water treatment, wastewater treatment

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Centre on Monday signed a $206 million (S$281.5 million) loan to develop water supply and sewerage infrastructure in five cities of Tamil Nadu and strengthen capacities of urban local bodies for improved service delivery. This is the second project loan for the ADB-supported $500 million (S$683.2 million) …

Three ways India can tackle its human-waste problem

29-10-2019
India, Sustainable Development Goal

The United Nations' Sustainable Development Goal 6 aims to ensure availability of clean water and sanitation for all. The two are deeply interconnected issues: Lack of robust sanitation, waste management infrastructure and processes have long-term negative impacts on water supply and quality. On 2 October, the government of India declared the …

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 …