MD, HHMWSSB VISITED THE STPS UNDER CONSTRUCTION IN THE CITY AND MADE THE FIRST PHASE TRIAL RUN OF STPS ON 25.03.2023
Sri M. Dana Kishore, IAS, Managing Director, HMWSSB visited the STPs under constructions which are under final stage at Durgam Cheruvu, Mullakathva Cheruvu, Rainbow Vista, Fateh Nagar, Hyderabad Public School and other areas of the city on 25-03-2023 along with Dr. M. Satyanarayana, ED, D. Sridhar Babu, Director Projects, STP CGM, GMs.
Speaking on the occasion, the MD said Hyderabad will become the first city in the country to have 100 percent sewage treatment. The Durgam Cheruvu STP (capacity of 7 MLD) has completed 100% work and trial runs are also being conducted for the last 20 days and rest of the STPs are also being completed by planning within the stipulated time. The installation of electromagnetic devices, machines, inlet and outlet works are in full swing to complete final stage.
With the instructions of Sri K.T. Rama Rao, Minister for MA&UD, all the measures are made to ensure that the people living around the STPs near the residences do not face any problem and making scientifical measurement to prevent stench coming from the STPs. The MD said that latest technology is being used for odor control from STPs out of the waste coming out can be used in the preparation of organic fertilizers. The Premises of STPs will be developed with gardening and walking tracks.
The STPs are constructing with the aim of 100% sewage treatment in the city of Hyderabad, at a cost of Rs. 3866.41 crore in three packages under the visionary leadership of Chief Minister KCR and Municipal Administration Minister KTR. Currently, these works are going on at a fast pace. Presently 1950 million gallons of sewage is produced daily within Hyderabad Urban Agglomeration. GHMC area generates 1650 million gallons of sewage daily. 772 million gallons of sewage is being treated by the existing 25 sewage treatment plants in this area. The Telangana government has taken up the construction of 31 new STPs in the first phase to clean the remaining 878 million gallons of sewage. They are being constructed to treat the sewage generated in the coming period till the year 2036. Out of this, 15 STPs with a capacity of 971.50 MLDs will be completed by June this year and 100 percent sewage water will be treated within the GHMC. It is aimed to complete the STPs in the remaining areas by December 2023.