On 3rd February 2021, Punjab’s First ‘Central Water Treatment Plant’ set up at Village Daudhar of Moga, Punjab began to supply Clean Drinking Water to 85 Villages of Moga district. This plant was built with a financial assistance worth INR 232 Crores from World Bank.
About ‘Central Water Treatment Plant’:
i.The plant is capable of purifying 50 MLD (Millions of Liter per Day) of water from Abohar Canal Branch.
ii.Villages Covered – one in Moga, 47 villages of Bagha Purana and 37 villages of Nihal Singh Wala.
iii.The plant will provide 24 hours safe drinking water facility through underground pipelines to the homes of 4.5 lakh people.
iv.The Project was developed by Larsen & Toubro (L&T), which will be responsible for operation & maintenance of the project for the next 10 years.
- 161 water tanks built to supply pure water to the households.
- 332 km of pipeline laid covering 85 villages.
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