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.