L&T Construction bags contracts for water and effluent treatment businessLarsen & Toubro (L&T) Construction has secured three engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) water management orders from the Karnataka Urban Infrastructure Development and Finance Corporation (KUIDFC).

The contracts are for design, build, operate, maintain and transfer of water supply systems in Hubballi-Dharwada, Kalaburagi and Belagavi cities of Karnataka for cost- effective and sustainable up-scaling to a continuous (24x seven) pressurised water supply. The projects are largely funded by the World Bank.

The projects aim to deliver continuous pressurised water supply (24X seven) to consumers and achieve target of NRW (Non-Revenue Water) by reducing losses through development of suitable water infrastructure and utility improvements.

The projects are designed to deliver water to about 29 lakh people. The aggregate scope covers design and construction of intake structures, water treatment plants, overhead service reservoirs, raw/clear water transmission and distribution pipelines, ground level storage reservoirs, pump houses, meter installation at house connections and other associated electromechanical, instrumentation a automation works including operation and maintenance.

The business has secured another EPC order from the Tiruchirappalli City Corporation to provide an underground sewerage scheme to added areas of the civic body (Phase-III). The scope of the project includes laying of sewer pipelines, construction of RCC manholes, pumping, lifting stations and providing sewer connections to households.

The value of the contract is between Rs 2,500 crore to Rs 5,000 crore.

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