Jamshedpur which is ranked fourth on the basis of per capita consumption of the water will be one of the first city of the country for becoming the “zero Sewerage Discharge City” during a year’s time.
“The work for the same is in progress and will achieve the milestone,” Deputy General Manager (Water Management) Rabindra Kumar Singh of the Jamshedpur utilities and services company limited which is an 100 percent subsidiary of the Tata steel said.
Initiative of recycling and reusing the waste water:
This initiative for recycling and reusing 100 percent of waste water has already begun.
Talking about the same on the “World Water Day”, Singh said that JUSCO is making the efforts for minimizing the leakage and also for reusing the waste sewerage water which after being recycled at two of the treatment plants located at Bistupur and Bara.
The waste water treatment plant which is in operation for capacity of about 10 million litres per day is in full swing for the reuse of the waste water which is being recycled at the treatment plant being located at the Bara in Agrico.
The treatment plant located in Bara is having a capacity of 30 million litres of the sewerage water per day.
Thus the company would be reusing altogether about 40 million litres of the recycled water per day for various activities like industrial and gardening purposes within the city in one year’s time.