Gurugram: Water conservation practices showcased at water treatment expo
With an aim to create awareness among citizens towards water conservation, a water treatment expo, under Jal Shakti Abhiyan was organized on Friday at John Hall in Civil Lines. The expo was jointly organized by Municipal Corporation of Gurugram and Guru Jal Project.
Around 22 stalls were set up by various organisations highlighting the various innovative technologies, traditional measures and best practices for water conservation. Various techniques including bioremediation, phytoremediation, pond cleaning and micro STP were showcased for pond rejuvenation.
The hi-tech expo explained various water harvesting techniques including installation of STP plant, recycling of water, recharging of ground water and aforestation drive.
Gurujal Project is being run by the district administration to create awareness among residents to save water and improve the depleting groundwater level in the district.
On this occasion, Deputy Commissioner Amit Khatri appealed to the citizen to save water at an individual and community level.
He informed that Jal Shakti Abhiyan is being run to make citizens aware about water conservation. As part of this campaign, this expo was organized to create awareness among the citizens about traditional and efficient water conservation techniques so that people can adopt methods or techniques to save water.
He said, "Many people have come to visit the expo to see and understand these techniques. They will surely think differently and will adopt measures to save water. We have to adopt such measures for water conservation which are cost effective, innovative and can rejuvenate water bodies with a minimal expanse."
SDM North Jitendra Kumar, Additional Municipal Commissioner Munish Sharma, Additional Municipal Commissioner YS Gupta, Gurujal Project Manager Shubhi Kesarwani, Chief Engineer ND Vashisht, GMDA Chief Engineer Lalit Arora and many officials were present at the expo.