Bandra's Waste Water Treatment Facility to be upgraded

Last Modified: Wed Feb 07 2018 08:50:57 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 2,100 million litre
    Volume of sewage that Mumbai city releases into the Arabian Sea and the creeks each day. Currently, the sewage treatment plants only conduct primary treatment of sewage before it being released. The sea near the Mumbai coast to be among the world's most polluted.
  • 796.9 million litres
    Maximum processing capacity per day of a new plant that is being proposed that will be built near Bandra Reclamation.
  • 400 million litres
    Average processing capacity of sewage per day.
  • 320 million litres
    of treated water that will result each day from the processing.
  • 8.7 hectares
    Area of land near Bandra Reclamation that has been earmarked for the new plant.
  • 60%
    Green cover for the plot is being proposed. There will be round-the-clock CCTV surveillance and odour management technology will be used. The plant will also be energy efficient. Besides, there will be a library, a cafeteria, an auditorium and an interactive 3D model too. The external fa├žade will be made in such a way that it will merge with the ascetics of the area.