VA Tech WABAG Limited, a leading pure play water technology Indian multinational player in water and waste water treatment and recycling won a Rs. 386 Crore Design, Build and Operate order from the Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) for a 150 MLD Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) at K&C Valley in Bengaluru.
WABAG will design and build this plant to meet the recent stringent guidelines of the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) policy mechanism. The plant will be designed based on an Activated Sludge Process with Biological Nutrient Removal System and Power Generation. Post construction of the STP, WABAG will also operate and maintain the plant for a period of 10 years. This plant will help to protect and improve upon the natural environmental resources in the vicinity of Bellandur Lake in Bengaluru.
Commenting on this development, Mr. Pankaj Sachdeva, CEO of Wabag India Cluster said, “It is very heartening to win repeat orders and this repeat order from BWSSB is another feather in our cap showcasing our technological prowess and the customer’s confidence in us”.
VA Tech WABAG is a pure play water technology Indian MNC in the field of water and waste water treatment with market presence in India, the Middle East, Africa, Central and Eastern Europe, Latin America and South East Asia. VA Tech WABAG’s key competences, based on over 90 years of plant building experience, offer complete life cycle solutions including conceptualization, design, engineering, procurement, supply, installation, construction and O&M services. The company provides a range of EPC and O&M solutions for process and drinking water treatment, desalination, sewage treatment, Effluent treatment, Sludge management and water reuse for clients like municipal corporations and heavy industries in Oil & Gas, Power and Steel sectors.
The company is technology focused. The R&D centers of the company are located in India, Vienna & Switzerland. WABAG owns more than 100 patents which include both process and product patents. Since its inception in 1924, WABAG has completed over 6000 projects worldwide and executed over 900 projects since 1995. WABAG received the prestigious GWI Global Water Award, presented by Mr.Kofi Annan, former Secretary General of United Nations, in the Global Water Summit 2011. Her Excellency Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of Liberia and Nobel Laureate, presented the Distinction award for the Water Company of the Year 2014 to WABAG’s MD & Group CEO, Mr. Rajiv Mittal on 7th April 2017 at the Global Water Summit. Further, Mr. Mittal was recently chosen as the 2nd Most Influential Water Leader Globally (WWi UK List 2017) and is the only Asian to feature in the Top 5.