BMC All Set To Change Panjrapur Water Treatment Plant

According to an official from BMC’s Hydraulic Department, the equipment used in this plant are inefficient and the repair cost will be huge, therefore they will be replacing it completely.

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About 55 per cent of Mumbai’s total water is processed through Panjrapur water treatment plant which is located near Bhiwandi. According to a recent report by the Bureau of Indian Standard (BIS) water supplied by Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is the purest compared to water supplied by any other municipal corporation in the country. 

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The water purification is done from this plant and as it has now become obsolete, BMC is all set to replace it. According to an official from BMC’s Hydraulic Department, the equipment used in this plant are inefficient and the repair cost will be huge, therefore they will be replacing it completely.  

The contract for the supply of equipment for the water purification plant at Panjrapur will be given to M/s Atlanta Industrial Corporation at Pise Panjrapur. The estimated cost of the equipment will be ₹1,08,58,000.

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