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Visit to Effluent Treatment Plants

06-10 February, 2017 Vapi, Gujarat

Dr. Ulrich Schmitz, from GOPA Infra Company, Germany, visited GIDC Industrial Estate Vapi from 6th to 10th Feb, 2017 together with the officials of the Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB) and GIZ as a part of the activity taken up on suggesting improvements for wastewater treatment processes in Effluent Treatment Plants (ETP) of selected industries.

His week-long visit included meetings and field visits and sample collections from 10 ETPs where the GPCB identified problems in keeping one or more pollution control parameters in limit. By means of questionnaires, design document, data records and visual inspection, the expert assessed the condition and performance of the plants. Samples of effluents collected from the selected ETPs is being sent for lab testing and analysis.

Based on inputs from the German expert, GIZ will come up with exemplary suggestions on improvement measures as well as future technologies which can be implemented in similar industries.