VA Tech Wabag has secured an order worth about Rs 420 crore towards Design, Build and Operation (DBO) of a Water Treatment Plant (WTP) with a capacity of 270 Million Litres per Day (MLD) at Jite, Raigad for City and Industrial Development Corporation of Maharashtra (CIDCO).
This project has been planned in order to cater to the future water demand for Navi Mumbai. Water from Hetwane dam will be treated at the proposed 270 MLD WTP and pumped to existing Master Balancing Reservoir (MBR) at Vihal location for further distribution. The scope of the project includes Design, Engineering, Supply, Construction, Installation and Commissioning of the 270 MLD WTP including clear water pumping station within a period of 42 months from commencement and followed by Operation & Maintenance (O&M) for a period of 15 years. The plant will use High Rate Clarifiers for the removal of high-suspended solids followed by Rapid Gravity Sand Filters along with disinfection by chlorine.