BGR Energy enters water treatment biz

Our Bureau Chennai | Updated on January 12, 2018

BGR Energy Systems Ltd, an EPC (engineering procurement and construction) company, has announced it entry into large size water treatment business after securing contracts worth ₹ 650 crore.

It has bagged a ₹209.5-crore contract for building a water treatment plant package for 3 x 800 MW Krishnapatnam APPDCL power project at Nellore in Andhra Pradesh. The aggregate treatment capacity will be more than 55 million litres per day (MLD) and these units will be completed over 23 months.

The company will also carry out O&M of these units for 12 months, according to a statement. A second contract of ₹440 crore from the Chennai Metropolitan Water Supply & Sewerage Board is for a tertiary treatment reverse osmosis (TTRO) plant of 45 MLD capacity at Kodungaiyur, Chennai. BGR will also take up O&M of the unit for 15 years.

The contract includes ₹235 crore for construction of plant and transmission pipelines and ₹205 crore for 15-year O&M. The duration of the contract is 24 months for construction and commissioning, and six months for trial run. The company said the project was funded by the World Bank.

Published on January 04, 2017

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