95 per cent of construction work gets completed on Nemmeli Water Desalination Plant

About 95 per cent of construction work on the Nemmeli Water Desalination Plant in Tamil Nadu has been completed. The project involves the development of a 150 mld seawater desalination plant based on reverse osmosis technology to convert seawater into fresh potable water to supply to Chennai at an investment of Rs 12.59 billion. It will have shared funding from KfW Development Bank to the tune of Rs 7 billion and Rs 5.59 billion by the Tamil Nadu government under the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation scheme.