While developing the project the entire Mira-Bhayandar has been divided into 10 Zones and in each zone independent Collection System, Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) and Outfall is provided with total 120 Km length of collection system, besides 115 MLD of STP capacities (10 nos.) and 5.6 Km length of Outfall.
The special feature of this project is that in India decentralized scheme has been executed for the first time. The sewage treatment plants in residential areas are with new modern MBBR technology which require less power consumption and fewer footprints than conventional sewage treatment plants. The STP is SCADA based operated from a master control room. Besides these features, the additional benefit is that the treated effluents can be reused for gardening and construction purpose by the MBMC.
- NBM&CW June 2012