Water released into KBR-2    07-Apr-2019     View PDF हिंदी में पढ़े

RINL-VSP achieved yet another milestone today with the release of water  from the existing Yeleru left main canal into the Kaniti Balancing Reservoir-2, marking the formal launching of the new facility in VSP.Sri P K Rath, CMD, RINL and Sri M Harinarayan, IAS, Commissioner, GVMC jointly inaugurated the release of water into the new reservoir in the presence of Sri P Raychaudhury, Director (Commercial), Sri V V Venugopal Rao, Director (Finance), Sri R Nagarajan, ED (Preojects I/C), RIN and union leaders. The new reservoir was built at a cost of about 465 Cores by M/S L&T Ltd.The new canal of 2.28 Km length was constructed to feed the water to the new reservoir. The facility is meant for meeting the additional requirement for the plant which was expanded and modernised taking the overall capacity to 7.3 million tonnes per annum. The regular pumping of water from the new reservoir will start from MAY-2019. Presently Visakha Industrial Water Supply Company (VIWCO) is supplying around 60 MGD water to the existing KBR-! which is filled up completely. The expansion and modernization of Vizag Steel necessitated construction of another modern water storage facility to augment the water supply to the plant and township. Accordingly, KBR – 2 is constructed adjacent to the National Highway (Kurmannapalem)at an estimated cost of Rs 465 crores. The storage capacity of KBR – 2 will be 12.32 million cubic metres and the reservoir will have 24 meters depth of single compartment with  emphasis on green cover around it. Once it is fully completed, the reservoir will give a new look and will  be a onlookers paradise to the tourists visiting Ukkunagaram.