The municipal corporation’s plant will produce fertilizer from sewage and irrigation from discharged water.

Simranjit Singh/Shahjahanpur. Now the Shahjahanpur Municipal Corporation will treat the sewage from the septic tank and make fertilizer from it, besides this, the sewage water can be used for agriculture and gardening. The remaining water will be used for water harvesting. Shahjahanpur Municipal Corporation has set up FSTP plant for better disposal of polluted sewage coming out of septic tanks. Here the city’s public toilets, household latrines and sewage from surrounding municipalities are treated and after treatment the water released from there is being used for gardening and agriculture, the remaining sewage will be made into compost.

The plant is set up in the New City Kakra area of ​​the municipal corporation area, where polluted sewage is brought in and treated. Municipal Commissioner Santosh Kumar Sharma said that the work of sewage line in Shahjahanpur is yet to be completed, so FSTP has been set up to dispose of polluted sewage coming out of people’s private toilets and government residences and offices. Contracts are also entered into with the surrounding municipalities and contaminated sewage is brought from their premises and treated here.

The Municipal Corporation takes over the plant
The Municipal Commissioner said, this 32 KLD plant has been completed at a cost of Rs 4 crore 87 lakh, which has been operational for the last 6 months. Which is now in the possession of the Municipal Corporation, now the Municipal Corporation will run it. The municipal commissioner said that the FSTP plant has been built by the Uttar Pradesh Jal Nigam. The municipal corporation’s FSTP plant is being run on solar energy. No other form of energy will be used in this plant.

Plants grown from sewage water
In FSTP plants, the water released after disposal of contaminated sewage is used to irrigate plants in the plant itself. A pit is dug to collect the residual water. Water harvesting will also increase the groundwater level. The sludge left after defecation is collected in the plant and made into compost, the compost made here is fed to the plants. The municipal corporation has deployed six small and big vehicles for sewage transport. A fee will also be charged for transporting sewage from people’s homes and toilets to the sewage plant.

Rashmi Mathur

3 years experience of Contract Specialist in end-to-end Contract Lifecycle Management for clients with global and domestic operations.

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