Five effluent treatment plants to be set up in Karachi

Effluent treatment plants to cost Rs18.143 billion


​ Our Correspondent January 28, 2020
PHOTO: AFP

KARACHI: The Sindh Industries Department, in collaboration with the Karachi Water and Sewerage Board, will establish five effluent treatment plants in Karachi at a cost of Rs18.143 billion, announced Sindh Industries and Commerce Minister Jam Ikramullah Dharejo.

Talking to a delegation of industrialists led by SITE Association president Salman Chawla at his office on Monday, Dharejo said that the treatment plants would be set up in SITE, Federal B Area, SITE Super Highway, Landhi/Korangi and Lyari.

“The objective of establishing these effluent treatment plants is to avoid the contamination of natural water bodies, soil, agriculture crops, and other natural water resources,” he said, adding that the Sindh government was invested in resolving the issues faced by industrial zones, in order to boost industrial activity in the province. 

Published in The Express Tribune, January 28th, 2020.

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