PANAJI: High content of manganese in raw water at Selaulim water treatment plant has forced authorities to restrict water supply by about 40 million litres daily (mld) to the densely populated talukas of Salcete and Mormugao.
The plant in Selaulim pumps out a total of about 180 mld, but heavy concentration of manganese due to runoffs from mining dumps in catchment areas brought down the output to around 140 mld. The problem has been plaguing the treatment of raw water for the past fortnight. Read more
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