₹ 21 Crore Drinking Water Conservation Project Taken Up At Kanpur
Kanpur, July 20 (TNA) The Smart City Corporation, Kanpur has taken up a new project of “Water Supply SCADA (Supervisory control and data acquisition)” in the city, an official informed on Friday. Divisional Commissioner Raj Shekhar visited the site of water supply Scada project at Jal Sansthan (Water Filtration Bed) and also the office of the Jal Sansthan where a new Command and Control room is being set up.
It’s a Unique project in Uttar Pradesh and the Supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) is a control system architecture comprising computers, networked data communications and graphical user interfaces (GUI) for high-level process supervisory management, it was informed. It’s also a special project taken up by the Smart City which will help Kanpur city ensure, among other things, drinking water conservation to a large extent
It will also reduce electricity consumption to a large extent, provide better and uninterrupted supply of drinking water, ensure effective and efficient operations and maintenance of the water supply system, collect the data, analyse it and improve the overall system, the divisional commissioner told the TNA.
The total project cost is around ₹ 21 crore and it is being fully funded by the Smart City, Kanpur. The project implementation agency is Jal Nigam and Jal Sansthan while the developer is Yokogawa company which will implement the project in 15 months and will maintain the system for 5 years after completion of the project.
IIT-Kanpur is the chief consultant and supervisors for the Water SCADA project implementation. Raj Shekhar has asked the agency to complete the work of phase 1-2 by November 2021. As of now the physical progress is about 37%, the high-ranking official informed.
Commissioner has directed Nodal officer of smart city, Jal nigam , Jal sansthan, IIT-Kanpur team and Officers of construction agency to sit together on weekly basis & to expedite the work progress and asked a team to visit to Jaipur, where this project has already been implemented.