Tata Power to start Jojobera sewage treatment plant in March


Tata Power announced the installation of a sewage treatment plant at its Jojobera power plant in Jamshedpur.

The new plant, with a total capacity of 50 kiloliters per day, will be functional from March 2015. With a total capacity of 50 kiloliters per day, the plant will result in huge savings of raw water due to the recycling and reuse of waste water, Tata Power said.

The sewage treatment plant is based on proven moving bed biological reactor (MBBR) technology. The guaranteed treated water quality conforms to Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) norms.

Tata-PowerPost treatment, the sewage water will be used for maintaining greenery within the plant premises whereas the sludge slurry will be reprocessed for gardening and secured land filling after drying.

Speaking at the ceremony, Mr. V.V. Namjoshi, chief- Jojobera Station, Tata Power, said, “This project has been implemented to reiterate the need for reducing water consumption, which is in line with the company’s policy of environment conservation.”

“As a step towards sustainability, we are certain that this initiative will help in reduction of water wastage as well as environment conservation,” Namjoshi added.

Rajani Baburajan