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25,000 homes in East Delhi to get free sewer connections: Govt

A complete of 25,000 households in East Delhi will probably be offered free sewer connections below the ‘Mukhyamantri Muft Sewer Connection Yojana’, in keeping with a communication from the Delhi Jal Board (DJB).

These free connections will probably be offered in 12 colonies in Karawal Nagar and Mustafabad, for which an quantity of Rs 19 crore has been allotted. The households will probably be related to the prevailing sewer community, which is able to carry the waste to the Yamuna Vihar sewage therapy plant, in keeping with the DJB. The purpose is to stop sewage from touchdown within the Yamuna river. The choice was taken at a board assembly of the DJB chaired by Water Minister Satyendar Jain. The colonies embrace Rajiv Gandhi Nagar, Chandu Nagar, and components of Khajuri Khas.

A challenge to put round 10 km of sewer strains in unsewered areas of Narela and 25 km in Burari was additionally permitted on the assembly. Whereas the Rithala STP with a capability of 40 MGD will probably be upgraded to cut back the biochemical oxygen demand and complete suspended solids within the handled water, a brand new 7 MGD STP will probably be arrange at Sonia Vihar.

The board additionally determined to arrange 30 RO vegetation at JJ colonies to extend the ingesting water provide. Every plant will present round 50,000 litres of water per day. The provision will probably be free.

At Okhla, a small 6 MGD water therapy plant will provide you with the capability to deal with ammonia as much as 10 ppm (components per million). The DJB’s WTPs can at present deal with ammonia solely as much as a stage of 0.9 ppm, and the appropriate restrict for ammonia in ingesting water, in keeping with the Bureau of Indian Requirements, is 0.5 ppm. A rise in ammonia ranges within the Yamuna has beforehand disrupted the water provide to the nationwide capital.

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