Srinagar, Sep 17: Two major water treatment plants, coming up at a cost of 29.41 crore, will start functioning by the end of this year to provide 12.25 MGD drinking water to people.
An official spokesman said here today that Rs 22.13 crore 10 MGD capacity Rangil water treatment plant has been completed and likely to be commissioned by the end of this year.
He said 2.25 MGD drinking water treatment plant at Doodganga is nearing completion at an cost of Rs 7.28 crore.
The service reservoir of the capacity of 3.33 MG attached with Rangil plant has also been completed. The delivery system of the plant is being executed by ERA under ADB funding and is likely to be completed during the current year. Out of 50.83 kms pipeline targeted to be laid, 49.50 kms have been completed so far.
Of this 32.5 kms have been tested also.
The 2.25 MGD water treatment plant at Doodganga is in the final stage of completion and likely to be commissioned during the current financial year.