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    HomeHyderabadRevanth will be inaugurating two Sewage Treatment Plants (STPs) today.

    Revanth will be inaugurating two Sewage Treatment Plants (STPs) today.

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    Hyderabad is set to achieve comprehensive sewage treatment within its limits with the inauguration of Pedda Cheruvu and Nallacheruvu sewage treatment plants by Chief Minister A Revanth Reddy on Saturday. These two plants are part of the STP project and have a total capacity of 86.5 MLDS. The government plans to operationalize a total of 31 STPs as part of this ambitious project, aiming to treat the entire daily sewage output of Hyderabad, which is around 2,000 MLD. By completing all 31 STPs by the end of this year, Hyderabad will become the first city in the country to achieve 100% sewage treatment, surpassing the national average of below 40%.

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    The 86.5 MLD STP at Nalla Cheruvu in Uppal, constructed under Package-I utilizing SBR technology, will cater to sewage flows in designated catchment areas. Additionally, the 17.5 MLD STP at Pedda Cheruvu in Uppal, costing Rs 74.81 crore, is ready for operation and can treat sewage from Pedda Cheruvu, Nacharam, HMT Nagar, and adjoining areas in Uppal circle. Currently, 772 MLD (approximately 40%) of the total sewage generated in Hyderabad is being treated by 25 STPs.

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    According to a senior HMWSSB officer, the newly operational and upcoming treatment plants, divided into three packages, will significantly increase the city’s sewage treatment capacity.

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