Report of the Commissioner, Mettuplayam municipality on the delay in the construction of UGSS, Tamil Nadu, 05/07/2021

  • 05/07/2021

Report of the Commissioner, Mettuplayam municipality to the National Green Tribunal, 30/06/2021 regarding delay in the construction of underground sewerage system (UGSS) and collection wells.

The report said that 95% of the sewerage treatment plant (STP) construction is completed. The construction work got delayed due to Covid-19 and the election code of conduct, which was in force. By the end of October 31, 2021 the construction and operation of the STP would be completed and the overall progress of the UGSS scheme is 87%. As per the recommendations of the joint committee, it was suggested for the Mettupalayam municipality to execute phytoremediation technique in the major drains adjoining the river Bhavani.

The construction of a wetland system with phytoremediation technique which is on the upstream side of Uppupallam Odai in Mettupalayam Municipality has been completed.