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L&T's construction arm wins 'large' water management orders in Karnataka

IBEF:  April 14, 2020

The Water & Effluent Treatment Business of L&T Construction has secured three Engineering Procurement Construction (EPC) water management orders from the Karnataka Urban Infrastructure Development and Finance Corporation (KUIDFC).

According to the company’s statement, under the contracts it will be responsible for ‘Design, Build, Operate, Maintain and Transfer of water supply systems in Hubballi – Dharwada, Kalaburagi and Belagavi a continuous (24x7) pressurized water supply. Funds for these projects will be provided primarily by the World Bank. The order size is estimated to be in the range of Rs 2,500-5,000 crore (US$ 357.70-715.41 million).

The aim of these projects is to deliver continuous pressurized water supply (24X7) to consumers and achieve target NRW (Non-Revenue Water) by decreasing losses through the development of suitable water infrastructure and utility improvements. Around 29 lakh people will be benefited from these projects.

Under the project, company will be responsible for the 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 & automation works including operation and maintenance.

Company has also secured another EPC order from the Tiruchirappalli City Corporation to ‘Provide an Underground Sewerage scheme to added areas of Tiruchirappalli City Corporation Phase III’ under which laying of sewer pipelines, construction of RCC manholes, pumping and lifting stations and providing sewer connections to households is concerned. The Water & Effluent Treatment business of L&T a few months back bagged orders in UAE and cities like Pune.


Disclaimer: This information has been collected through secondary research and IBEF is not responsible for any errors in the same.