It is known that a new 150 MLD desalination plant is being constructed at Nemmeli.
It must be noted that the chief minister of TN. Mr. M.K. Stalin made inspected the present 100 MLD desalination plant and in the Nemmeli desalination plant that is under construction. He then directed the officials to speed up the work of construction of new plant and get it ready by the month of April 2022.
Various components belonging to the desalination plants such as intake sump, product water tank, product water pumping station, clarified water tank, dissolved air flotation etc were explained by the officers in detail to the chief minister.
During his inspection, the CM of TN explained how Chennai city depends largely on the monsoons for the drinking water requirements. He added that when monsoons fail or to meet the long term water requirements of Chennai desalination plants have been set up. He made it clear that the works with respect to the second desalination plants should be speeded up and must be completed by April 2022. Pipelines are being laid to supply water from the desalination plants to Palllavaram and the chief minister inspected the laying of pipelines during his visit to Nemmeli.