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March , 2015
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60 per cent of sewage remains untreated in Delhi

Source: The Statesman, Date: March , 2015

Around 2,225 million litres per day (MLD) of untreated water is either seeping into the ground or being discharged into Yamuna every day as only 40 per cent of sewage is treated in 18 treatment plants in Delhi, an RTI reply reveals. According to an RTI, Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) carried out monitoring for performance Evaluation of Sewage Treatment Plant located in Delhi. As per the study conducted by CPCB, city generates 3,800 MLD of waste water per day whereas the present installed treatment capacity is 2,603.7 MLD and the actual utilisation is only 1,575.8 MLD.

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