Nemmeli Desalination Plant Turns Successful
The Nemmeli desalination plant, converting sea water to drinking water in Chennai east coast road plan was initiated during the month of February, achieved a landmark feat when it produced 101MLD of drinking water on Saturday, said a press statement from Metrowater.
The desalination plant has a capacity to produce 100MLD of drinking water every 24 hours. The Nemmeli plant supplies water to parts of South Chennai from Sholinganallur to Adyar. Two desalination plants in Minjur and Nemmeli along with the Veeranam lake contributes to more than 60% of the city’s water supply, said the officials .