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Project Theertham to Provide Purified Drinking Water in Kozhikode

Kozhikode: Kozhikode Corporation Kudumbasree, will join hands with Dharana Infrastructure Projects Private Limited, Delhi, to launch an ambitious project to provide purified drinking water at comparatively cheaper tariff to the city facing water scarcity due to drought conditions.

Kudumbasree Member Secretary M V Ramzee Izmail said three proposed plants, to come up  near the old Corporation office, Francis Road and Elathur, under project ‘Theertham’ aims to provide clean water to thousands of households and offices.

The plants would purify water passing through dual media, iron remover and active carbon filter, two micron filters after chlorination, he said.

Mayor Thottathil Ravindran would lay the foundation stone for the Rs 1.2 crore project at the old Corporation office on Saturday.