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Water treatment plant inaugurated at Lumdaitkhla

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NONGPOH: It was a historical day for the people of Bhoirymbong area under the Umroi Constituency especially for the local residents of Lumdaitkhla village, when Parliamentary Secretary and local legislator Stanley Wiss Rymbai dedicated the water treatment plant of Lumdaitkhla Combined Water Supply Scheme at Lumdaitkhla under Umroi Constituency to the people of the area.

The water treatment plant was constructed under the National Rural Drinking Water Programme by the department of Public Health Engineering (PHE), Umsning Division, at a total estimated amount of Rs 654.10 lakh. The plant was constructed on a plot of land donated by the owners Pliss Nongdhar, Homely Lyngdoh and Redseala Marbaniang of Lumdaitkhla.

The inauguration programme was attended by Umroi MDC Fabian Lyngdoh, Sordar Raid Madan Kyrdem WT Maring, Superintendent Engineer (PHE) Ri-Bhoi Circle MN Tiwari, Lumdaitkhla Rangbah Shnong T Marbaniang, local villagers, school children and representative of different villages under Bhoirymbong area. The programme was presided over by secretary of the central committee Bhoirymbong Pyllun, Sunlight Shadap.

The treatment plant has a capacity of 1 million litres daily, and is a conventional type water treatment plants consisting of raw water inlet, flash mixer well, clarifier, flocculator with sludge well, rapid gravity filter units with filter media among others.

Addressing the gathering, Rymbai expressed his gratitude for being associated in the inauguration programme and also highly appreciated and congratulated all the officers and staff of the PHE department for their untiring effort and dedication to complete the project for the benefit of the local people.

“Water is one of the most precious commodities for human beings, which is severely affected by both industrial and residential processes. Therefore, water treatment plants are required to facilitate treatment of water to produce potable water for human consumption,” Rymbai said.

Rymbai expressed gratitude to the land owners from Lumdaitkhla for their benevolence in handing over their land to the PHE department for the project. Their kindness would now benefit over 16 villages and 17 schools who would now get potable water.

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