Haldia is an important industrial town in Eastern India with a residential population of 200,762 as per 2011 census and with presence of several important industries
Haldia Development Authority (“H.D.A”) is the nodal agency for providing water supply to various categories of customers like industrial, commercial, domestic and municipal in Haldia.
H.D.A. had set up a water treatment facility of 20 MGD capacity at Geonkhali in 1992, which was augmented to 25 MGD in 2005-06. Further, in 2008 a new 25 MGD water treatment plant was constructed.
Area covered: Haldia city of about 11000 hectares spreading across 5 assembly constituencies. Population served: Over 250,000 population with Bulk Water to Municipal Corporation which serves around 50,000 house hold connections.Customers: Domestic, Commercial and predominantly Industries viz. Haldia Petrochemcial, Indian Oil, MCPI, Tata Power, Emami Agro, Electro steel, Kolkata Port Trust etc.
Convincing households to apply for legal connection and avail amnesty on their unauthorized connection.Conducting events targeting school children (e.g. safe water) .Scheduling water connection camps in consultation with local community, Resident welfare associations and political figureheads. Water meter installation drives by sensitizing the community on its benefits and allaying apprehensions, if anyGrievance redressal cell.