Jamshedpur, March 22: Tata Steel today observed World Water Day by inaugurating water and sewage projects in the city. On the occasion, a Packaged Sewage Treatment Plant (PSTP) was inaugurated by Chanakya Chaudhary, Vice President (Corporate Services) cum Chairman of Tata Steel Utilities & Infrastructure Services Limited (TSUISL) in the presence of Tarun Daga, Managing Director, TSUISL.
PSTP project has been executed by TSUISL and is located at Nildih. The PSTP has a capacity of 50 kilo litres per day and uses Moving Bed Biofilm Reactor (MBBR) technology to treat sewage water. The treated waste water will be used for horticultural work in the township.
In order to improve and increase service coverage of water and waste water systems in the city of Jamshedpur, TSUISL has been continuously working on various projects. The projects are aimed to increase drinking water service coverage with plant and distribution network capacity and increase number of waste water treatment plants. Cleaning up of wastewater is immensely required and STPs help to eliminate harmful contaminants in the most economical manner and provides a healthier environment.
A ground breaking ceremony of the aeration cum flash mixture system of upcoming Water Treatment Plant (WTP) Complex was also done by Chanakya Chaudhary at Ramadin Bagan area in the city. This WTP plant will produce an additional 14 million litres per day volume of drinking water for the eastern part of Jamshedpur by next year.
The theme of World Water Day 2021 is “Valuing Water”. This day is celebrated keeping in line with Sustainable Development Goal number 6 which is aimed at achieving water and sanitation for all by 2030.