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Sindh government installed RO plants in desert areas

Amna Ansar Mar 01, 2017
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Under Drinking Water Hub (DWH) project, Sindh government has installed Reverse Osmosis (RO) plants in the desert areas of Thar, Badin and Mirpurkhas district.

The plants are working with 90% efficiency. The reason behind the launch of plants is to provide clean drinking water to people of desert areas.

Earlier, Supreme Court ordered the session judges of Tharparkar, Badin, Thatta and Omarkot to inspect the status of RO plants installed by Pak Oasis. After inspection report revealed that 96 plants are working out of 107.

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The survey conducted in last year showed that government of Sindh has done great job by installing RO plants. RO plants aids in the provision of purified water to people at under privileged areas.

Almost 276 RO plants were inspected by engineering teams and reported that plants are working with 75% efficiency providing good quality of water.

RO plants are showing the technical strength, equipment quality, usage of best quality of chemicals, consumable and cartridges.

The cost of RO plants in desert areas is approximately Rs 80 per 1000 gallons whereas in Karachi city it costs Rs 2000 per 1000 gallons.

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