Sewage Treatment Plants

79 sewage treatment plants in the country non-functional: Prakash Javadekar

Date of Release: 
Aug 11 2015

NEW DELHI: There are 522 sewage treatment plants (STP) in the country, of which 79 are non-operational, the Government said today.

In a written reply to a question on number of operational, non-operational and non-conforming STP in Lok Sabha, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said, "CPCB has carried out an inventorisation exercise of STPs for the country in 2014-15.

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