IIT Kharagpur alumni are linking drinking water scarcity with sewage treatment problems to solve two issues!

In order to replenish and rejuvenate water resources, two Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur alumni members have recently seed-funded to set up a Re-Water Research Center.

As per the official statement, the move is to tackle the challenge of resolving two burning issues faced by urban India sewage disposal and access to clean potable water.

The announcement was made at the 68th Foundation Day of the premier institution.

The ‘Aditya Choubey Center for Re-Water Research’ would be networking with government bodies to take up this technology and the process and meet the water challenge in various cities

An on-campus plant will convert 1.35 million liters of sewage water from the hostels to 1.2 million liters of potable water, on a daily basis.

The launch date of the plant: The pilot plant is expected to be ready by March 2019.

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