Keshavpuram drinking water project in full flow
But not ready to be content with this, the State government is constructing a 10 TMC capacity reservoir at Keshavpuram on the city fringes to meet the drinking water needs of the city in future.
Planned at a cost of over Rs 4,300 crore, it will take about three years for the project to be completed.
The project is making steady progress, with the HMWSSB already issuing tender notifications for construction of the reservoir.
Raw water drawal arrangements from Keshavpuram Reservoir to the Water Treatment Plant will be made, besides construction of a 750 MLD capacity WTP at Bommarasipeta.
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Q: A 10TMC capacity new reservoir is being planned at Keshavpuram.
Though the entire project will be completed by November 2018, water supply to some areas will begin from February.
In a couple of months, tenders will be floated for four STPs along the River Musi and four along the nalas in the core city to treat and recycle water.
Q: HMWSSB had plans to extend sewerage connectivity to fringe areas.
GHMC too is planning to buy 50 mini jetting machines to address such issues in peripheral areas.