COIMBATORE: The Salem division of the Southern Railways is commissioning a water recycling plant (WRP) at an estimated cost of Rs. 1.20 crore in Coimbatore. The plant is commissioned under the Efficient Water Management Policy to improve the wastewater usage.
According to the railway officials, the WRP is useful for treating wastewater for making it fit for non-potable purposes.
The total capacity of the plant is four lakh liters of water a day. The recycled water will be used for cleaning the coaches and filling water in passenger coaches for sanitary use.
According to officials, a total of 49 WRPs have been commissioned till date across all 16 zones of railways and another 36 WRPs have been sanctioned for commissioning.