NGT asks DDA to award tenders for laying pipelines to supply treated sewage water

By Accommodation Times Bureau


Delhi Development Authority has been directed by a National Green Tribunal bench consisting Justice Raghuvendra S. Rathore and expert member Satyavan Singh Garbyal to award tenders for laying a pipeline which will be used to supply treated sewage water for gardening purposes in a South Delhi colony.

The NGT warned on November 15, 2018, that in case of any default, a cost of Rs. 10,000 each would be imposed on them. The bench said, “Further, they are directed to continue the supply of water by temporary arrangements till November 15, 2018. The DDA and MCD shall submit a report on completion of the work on November 16, 2018.”

The Tribunal issued the order after it was informed that the procedure of floating for tender of pipes has been commenced and once they are finalized, the pipes will be laid down on a stretch of approximately 6km. The Tribunal had directed the civic authorities to file a report on action taken. The report was supposed to be made on making a pipeline operational, to supply treated sewage water for gardening in Vasant Kunj. The NGT had also prohibited the residence, DDA, South Delhi Municipal Corporation and Delhi Jal Board from using fresh water for gardening purposes.

The bench was previously told by the counsel for the DJB that there was a sewage treatment plant was installed in Vasant Kunj in South Delhi earlier, from where treated sewage water could have been provided to the residents for the purpose. agency input.

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