New Delhi: The Delhi government has approved several projects to lay sewer lines and construct decentralised sewage treatment plants (DSTPs) in Bawana and Mundka, according to a statement.
Decentralised systems are small, individual facilities to provide wastewater treatment services to residents.
The Rs 570-crore project will help the Delhi government achieve the target of cleaning the Yamuna to bathing
standards by 2025 and resolve the sewage issues in unauthorised colonies in Delhi, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said.
"Sewer lines will be laid in several colonies, including Nizampur, Ghevra, Kanjhawala, Mohammadpur Majra, Karala of Mundka. DSTPs with a cumulative capacity of 26 MGD (million gallons per day) will also be constructed," he said.
DSTPs of 40 MLD (million litres per day) cumulative capacity will be constructed
in nine villages having 24 unauthorised colonies in Bawana, he said.
A two-MGD recycling plant will be constructed in Bawana at a cost of Rs 10.65 crore, Sisodia said.