Wednesday, 2 August 2017

Water Recycle Plants in Railways

On various zones and production units of Indian Railways, 49 numbers of Water Recycling Plants (WRPs) have already been commissioned and to establish more WRPs, 36 numbers of WRPs have already been sanctioned. The position of WRPs are maintained zone /production unit wise. The details of WRPs, commissioned as well as sanctioned are as given below.  

S.No.

Railway Zone
No. of WRPs commissioned
No. of WRPs sanctioned
1
Central
8
5
2
Eastern
1
2
3
East Central
0
1
4
East Coast
3
1
5
Northern
0
1
6
North Central
2
3
7
North Eastern
0
6
8
Northeast Frontier
0
1
9
North Western
4
1
10
Southern
6
7
11
South Central
4
1
12
South Eastern
1
2
13
South East Central
4
1
14
South Western
2
2
15
Western
0
1
16
West Central
6
1
17
Diesel Locomotive Works
1
0
18
Integrated Coach Factory
3
0
19
Rail Coach Factory
3
0
20
Rail Wheel Factory
1
0

Total
49
36

The capacity of WRPs already commissioned on Indian Railways varies from 10,000 liter/day to 20,00,000 liter/day depending upon the requirement. The capacity of Water Recycling Plants is upgraded/additional plant installed whenever requirement of recycled water increases.
  
This Press Release is based on the information given by the Minister of State for Railways Shri Rajen Gohain in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha on 02.08.2017 (Wednesday).


Courtesy: pib.nic.in

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