Toshiba Water bags major STP upgradation contract from Bangalore water supply board

The Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) wants Toshiba Water for technological rehabilitation of Kadubeesanahalli, Mylasandra, and Doddabele STPs; and upgradation of other five.

Toshiba Water, a global player in the water and wastewater sector, has bagged a key contract from Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) concerning the wastewater treatment of the city. BWSSB wants Toshiba Water to design, upgrade, rehabilitate and operate & maintain (O&M) three sewage treatment plants (STPs). BWSSB also awarded Toshiba Water to upgrade and rehabilitate five other STPs in the city.

The objective of the Bangalore utility is to relieve the Cauvery River from extensive mining of water and extract water for domestic uses from sewage water treatment.

Toshiba Water will be into upgradation, rehabilitation of and O&M services for the Kadubeesanahalli, Mylasandra, and Doddabele STPs.

The company will enhance the technology in Kadubeesanahalli STP from Extended Aeration to A2O Process Technology (Anaerobic Tank, Anoxic and Aeration tank system). The capacity of the STP is 50,000 m³ per day. The new technology employs a biological treatment process through multiple microorganisms whether aerobic or anaerobic to treat wastewater. Toshiba Water will ready the plant by February 2025.

The Mylasandra STP will also be converted to A2O Process Technology. It will be coupled with Tertiary Filtration and O&M services as the objective is to remove nitrogen and phosphorus from the sewage collected. Toshiba Water will raise the capacity of this STP from 75,000 m³ per day to 100,000 m³ per day.

Similarly, the company will also increase the capacity of Doddabele STP from 20,000 m³ per day to 35,000 m³ a day.

Toshiba Water has also bagged the contract from BWSSB for upgradation and rehabilitation of five STPs: Yallamallappachetty, Ulsoor, Bellanduru, Nagasandra and Rajacanal STPs.

Commenting on the new order bagged from the Bangalore utility, Hiroaki Kobayashi, Chairperson and Managing Director, Toshiba Water stated, “After receiving the contract for TK Halli Water Treatment Plant in 2020, these are our second set of contracts with BWSSB. By leveraging our water treatment solutions and technologies cultivated through years of development and extensive experience in overseas EPC and O&M projects, Toshiba Water is committed to contribute to sustainable water recycling systems in India, to turn on the promise of a new day.”

Toshiba Water delves in EPC and O&M businesses for water supply, sewerage, and industrial effluent treatment around the globe and India is a key market.

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