REPORT ON INDUSTRIAL VISIT TO WATER TREATMENT PLANT ON
WATER TREATMENT PLANT at BHAVANIPURAM, Vijayawada
Date : 6-2-2016
No. of Students : 40
PERMISSION OBTAINED: Executive engineer from municipal corporation, Vijayawada
Faculty Cordinators :
DESCRIPTION OF COMPANY :
One of the water supply schemes providing drinking water to Vijayawada city is situated at Bhavanipuram on the bank of Krishna River. Its total capacity is about 40 MGD.
The plant works on Rapid sand filtration and it has the following main connected units are:
- 1. Intake wells
- 2. Primary Sedimentation tank
- 3. Rapid sand filter
- 4. chlorination
- 5. storage sump
Four Rapid Sand Filters and four sedimentation tanks are in use. For Disinfection of water, Chlorine gas is being used. The treated water is stored in underground sump from which it is being pumped to the various branches of the city.
The process of back washing of the Rapid Sand Filter has been explained and demonstrated practically. Testing of chlorine levels are explained in the laboratory