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World Water Day: Jamshedpur close to becoming �Zero Liquid Discharge� city


Jamshedpur, March 22: March 22 is celebrated as World Water Day throughout the universe. The objective of this initiative is to make people aware of the importance of water and how as responsible human being we conserve it for our future generation.

It�s a day to make a difference for the members of the global population who suffer from water related issues. It�s a day to prepare for how we manage water in the future. The theme for World Water Day 2016 is ‘Water and Jobs.’

On Tuesday, Capt. Dhananjay Mishra, senior general manager (JTO), Jusco, flagged-off the awareness drive from Sir Dorabji Tata Park at 6.00 a.m.

Before the flag-off, team from water management presented a nukkad natak on water awareness, which later was also staged at the Sakchi roundabout, Telco Millennium Park, Gandhi Ghat and at K-F 4 Flat in Dhatkidih. The Team also went across town, different community centers and parks creating awareness on water consumption, usages, disposal and other facts related to water.

Present during the function were Raghunath Pandey, president, Jusco Shramik Union, Deepak Kamath, senior general manager (Support Services), R K Singh, DGM (Water Management), S Halder, Rajvardhan, SriLal, R K Thakur, and other senior members from Team Jusco and union officials.

In the journey towards making Jamshedpur a safer, cleaner, greener and water wise city, Jusco, in the last one year has implemented many projects to conserve and reuse water and waste water in town like surface water harvesting at Jubilee Park, SNTI and few major flat complexes, sub-surface drip irrigation system and pop-up sprinkler in Jubilee Park, and recharge pits to arrest storm water for in-house use.

In addition, Jusco implemented potable Sewage Treatment Plant (PSTP) to convert sewage into reusable water for irrigation and other purposes, Geographical Information System (GIS) and SCADA system for real-time data analysis and corrective measures, automatic sewage pumping station for online monitoring and waste water recycling at Kharkai Sewage Treatment Plant.

With this initiative about 40MLD water will be treated and recycled and used for horticulture purposes and with this initiative Jamshedpur will be closure to becoming a Zero Liquid Discharge City. This initiative will further result in reduction of about 10 MGD water withdrawals from Subernarekha River.

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