DJB plans workshop to make govt agencies use treated water

A workshop has been organised by DJB on August 20.

By: Express News Service | New Delhi | Published: August 17, 2014 12:22:24 am

In order to bridge the gap between demand and supply of potable water in the city, the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) is now actively promoting the use of treated effluent for non-potable purposes.

A workshop has been organised by DJB on August 20 with the aim to make various government agencies that use large quantities of water for various non-potable purposes.

“Treated effluent, produced by DJB at its wastewater treatment plants, is fit to be used for non-potable purposes, such as irrigation, horticulture, power plants, water bodies, construction activities etc., which will make additional water available for potable purposes,” a DJB spokesperson.

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