Delhi: North corporation wants STP water for revival of Naini Lake
New Delhi: The North Delhi Municipal Corporation has started correspondence with the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) for revival of Naini Lake by receiving water supply from the nearest sewage treatment plant (STP).
The corporation has been making efforts to revive Naini Lake for a long time. They had earlier introduced floating gardens.
The correspondence has been started after the directions of the monitoring committee constituted by the principal bench of National Green Tribunal (NGT).
“It was decided that Naini Lake should be filled with treated water from the nearest STP of DJB Coronation Pillar at Mukherjee Nagar. The committee also desired that the three tubewells at the lake, which is used for refilling the waterbody, should be uninstalled,” a corporation official was quoted as saying by the TOI.
The official further said that regular supply of water is must to maintain the flora and fauna of the Naini Lake which is spread over 6 acres and requires 7.2 million litres of water per day.