Maharashtra Maritime Board to take the pipeline over the river and creek.”
Mumbai: Ahead of Mira Road and Bhayandar municipal corporation elections, the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) on Friday appointed Larsen & Toubro to develop an 88 km-long water supply project that will supply 403 million litre of water every day to Mira-Bhayandar and Vasai-Virar along with some areas of Palghar district.
The MMRDA on Friday, said, “The Surya regional bulk water supply scheme has received required permissions from the National Highways Authority of India to lay the water pipeline along NH-8. Maharashtra Maritime Board to take the pipeline over the river and creek.”
UPS Madan, metropolitan commissioner, MMRDA, said, “The western sub-region of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region has always faced an acute water problem. This scheme will certainly provide a lot of relief to residents of Mira Bhayandar and Vasai-Virar municipal corporations.”
The project also involves the purification process for elimination of defunct components and substances present in the water. The contractor is expected to complete the Rs 1,329 crore project within three years.