Consultancy Services to Conduct Prefeasibility and Planning Studies for 100 MLD Desalination Plant in Ramanadhapuram & Thoothukudi Districts
Client: Tamilnadu Water Supply and Drainage Board
The project involves catering drinking water to the water stressed public and Industries in coastal area of Ramanathapuram District and Thoothukudi District separately by setting up of either 1 No of 100 MLD or more than 1 plant of various capacities totaling 100 MLD Sea Water Reverse Osmosis Desalination Plants (SWRO).
The scope of the work is to assess the number and sizing of desalination plants at select candidate sites in Ramanathapuram District and Thoothukudi District separately for setting up of either 1 No of 100 MLD or more than 1 plant of various capacities totaling 100 MLD Sea Water Reverse Osmosis Desalination Plants (SWRO) by conducting the following Planning Study and Preparation of Pre-feasibility report including,
- Gathering data on existing population, water supply details, infrastructures and estimation of future growth and water demand and distribution of water to the demand centers.
- Capital and Operating costs together with a preliminary environmental assessment, financial viability with basic designs and details of the identified risks associated.
Further, each site is to be evaluated for,
- Access to good quality sea water
- Brine disposal and dispersion
- Physical suitability for construction of desalination plant, e.g. soils and flooding
- Acceptability from an environmental point of view and
- Access to electrical power.
The report has been submitted to TWAD and awaiting Government clearance for Implementation.
Workshop conducted by TWIC on behalf of government of Tamilnadu on UGSS
TWIC has successfully conducted a two-day National Workshop on underground Sewerage System for Government of Tamilnadu (Commissionerate of Municipal Administration Department) on 22.07.2013 and 23.07.2013
The Work shop included presentations from various states and countries with a round table discussion on reviewing the existing arrangements, problems, issues and to find out sustainable solutions with the available modern technologies and arrive at various implementation strategies on Piping, Manholes, Pumps, STPs, Water reuse and Power Generation.
The Workshop was presided by the Hon’ble Minister for Municipal Administration, Rural Development, Law, Courts & Prisons and the dignitaries & over 100 Engineering staff from various State government departments participated.
Majority of the participants have appreciated the arrangements and the way the topics were structured covering all the areas relevant to overall objective of the workshop and expressed that the sessions were very educative, interesting and useful for the existing on- going schemes and for implementation of proposed future schemes.