CHENNAI, June 19: Water treatment player VA Tech
WABAG Ltd Wednesday said it has bagged Rs 1,477 crore worth
orders for taking up operation and maintenance of sewage
treatment plants in Agra and Ghaziabad.
The city-based company said the award from the ‘State
Mission for Clean Ganga-Uttar Pradesh’ comprises operation and
maintenance of 22 sewage treatment plants, 22 pumping stations
and underground network of over 3,000 kms in the two cities.
The duration of the project would be for 10 years
initially, which can be extended to additional five years.
WABAG shall also improve, rehabilitate and upgrade
facilities related to systems, structures and equipment
associated with the sewage treatment plants and underground
collection systems, a company statement said here.
“This is a proud moment for WABAG as we have been
recognised as a competent technology partner for providing
long-term sustainable solutions by the Government through the
One City-One Operator model”, India Cluster-CEO, Pankaj
“Such long-term orders provide annuity income, which
helps us with improved cash flow and better revenue
predictability,” he said.
VA Tech WABAG Ltd, Chief Business Officer, Mohamed Shaffi
said the contract would ensure treatment of over 650 MLD
in both cities of Agra and Ghaziabad, adhering to national
treatment standards, thus providing a cleaner and healthier
“WABAG is proud to play a significant part in the
rejuvenation of river Yamuna, as this will ensure treatment of
over 80 per cent of sewage generated in both the cities”, he