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In view of water crisis in the Tirupur region of India, Tirupur Exporters Association (TEA) has suggested that CETPs and IETPs can collect sewage water at various designated points, and recycle it for use in future. The suggestion has come after New Tirupur Area Development Corporation Ltd. (NTADCL) has stopped water supply to industries including CETPs and IETPs further to depletion of water level in the sourcing point.

This has hit the textile and garment industry of the region and it was decided to look after other alternatives at least to manage the envisaged situation till the commencement of rain.

TEA President, Raja M Shanmugham along with General Secretary, T R Vijayakumar, EC Member D. M. Kumar and D. Venkatesh met Tirupur District Collector on April 10 to discuss the idea of water recycling.

After considering the suggestion, the District collector called a meeting on the same today. Tirupur Corporation Commissioner, Sub Collector, NTADCL, Pollution Control Board, PWD, TWIC and officials were invited for the meet.

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TEA was represented by T R Vijayakumar while D. M. Kumar and S. Nagarajan, President of Dyers Association of Tirupur also attended the meeting.

The meeting chaired by the District Collector highlighted the suggestion given by TEA. Later, it was decided to permit collection of sewage water in four designated places like Sangilipallam (Near Sukumar Nagar), Jambanai (Near Diamond Theatre), Near Nataraj Theatre, Near Sakthi Theatre  and taken in the tankers lorries to the CETPs/IETPs for recycling of it and solve the water issue.

The respective CETPs/IETPs have to submit an application with Corporation Commissioner and get permission for collecting the sewage water. After making the required arrangements for sewage water collection, getting EB Connection for lifting of sewage water from the corporation end, the process will commence in near future.

The discussion also happened on supplying of water to industries only for drinking purpose and for usage of water to the employees stay in Hostel, the water tanker lorry owners are permitted and they make it ensure that no objection will be raised from any quarters.


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