Project price Rs 1.47 crore goals at tackling the issue of arsenic and heavy steel content material in drinking water
Each RO system to have a separate tube-well and a number of filters to deal with the contaminated groundwater
JALANDHAR- To deal with the issue of arsenic and heavy steel content material in groundwater, the division of water provide and sanitation is about to set up 11 RO methods and five water ATMs to ensure potable drinking water to folks.
Divulging the main points Chief Engineer KS Saini mentioned that the transfer aimed toward offering clean and hygienic drinking water to the folks the place heavy contents in water had been reported. He additional added that each one the ROs and water ATMs can be purposeful by the top of this month.
The chief engineer acknowledged that earlier the division had recognized these villages, the place arsenic and heavy steel contents had been discovered in the groundwater. A undertaking at an outlay of Rs. 1.47 Crore was chalked out to deal with this drawback and subsequently RO methods and water ATMs had been put in in these 16 villages.
Pointing out additional, Nodal Officer of the undertaking Executive Engineer Nitin Kalia mentioned that two varieties of RO methods are being put in in the recognized 16 villages that embrace RO methods allotting 500-1000 litre water per hour and water ATMs allotting water up to 250 litres per hour.
He additional talked about that RO methods with the capability of 500-1000 litre water per hour to be put in in village Dolike Sunderpur, Khanke Fatehgarh, Chuheki, (*11*), Bhaini, Burj Pukhta, Cheema Khurd, Chaulla, Kala, Phillaur Killa, Dhesian whereas water ATMs to be put in in village Chuheki, Batura, Bada Pind, Birk, and Amarjitpur.
He mentioned that each the RO methods and ATMs would cater to the inhabitants of 12766 of 16 villages including the RO water can be supplied at a nominal value of about 15-20 paisa per liter.
Kalia mentioned that tube wells on the shallow depth have been put in together with the RO and ATM websites and the working firm would additionally provide door to door supply of moveable drinking water.
He mentioned that when the facility connections had been put in in any respect 16 websites, the ROs and water ATMs can be made purposeful instantly. He mentioned that the RO system would have a multi-grade filter, Activated carbon filter, Polypropylene filter, and membrane UV system.
Lauding the state authorities’s efforts, Sarpanch of Darolike Sunderpur Ranjit Kaur mentioned that this scheme would positively change the situation in villages as folks would have the ability to entry clean and hazardous-free water. He termed this scheme the necessity of the hour particularly in the wake of the groundwater contamination.