SPML Infra Ltd has won new orders worth Rs.334 crores from Karnataka Urban Infrastructure Development and Finance Corporation for 24×7 water supply systems in Bellary (Rs.136.41 crore), Raichur (Rs.117.95 crore) and Hospet (Rs.79.5 crore) with a combined population of 8.5 lakh. These projects are part of ADB-funded projects to improve urban services in towns and cities in Karnataka.
The scope of work for Bellary involves 281 km of new distribution network and 69,159 house service connections. Raichur scope includes 528 km of new distribution network, two raw water pumping stations and 37,117 house service connections. The Hospet scope of work involves 204 km of new distribution network, rehabilitation of two water treatment plants of 18.16 mld and 4.54 mld, and 42,705 house service connections with five years of operation and maintenance.
With previous orders in the cities of Sindhanur, Gadag-Betageri and Haveri, SPML Infra Ltd will be executing drinking water supply projects in six cities of Karnataka with a combined population of more than 12 lakh.
Rishabh Sethi, Chief Operating Officer, SPML Infra Ltd, commented, “We are working in water sector for more than three decades and water supply and distribution management has become our core competency. We are happy that our esteemed clients recognise our expertise in water management sector and the new projects in Karnataka is a testimony. These new projects are in addition to a number of water supply and distribution projects SPML is already executing. We have laid more than 4,000 km of water pipelines of various sizes and length in different geographical conditions and with these new projects we will be laying another 1,652 km.”