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India's Inaugurates World’s Largest Underground Water Pumping Station in Telangana

Infra News - Published on Mon, 19 Aug 2019

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Construction Review Online reported that the government of India has launched the world’s largest underground water pumping station in Telangana; dubbed Laximpur underground pumping station. The project, which was constructed by Megha Engineering and Infrastructures Ltd, has successfully commenced operations. The underground water project which began with switching on the fifth machine in LUPS, will enable pumping up of 3,000 cusecs of water to a height of 111m to be evacuated into the Mid-Manair through the gravity canal.

Mr B Srinvas Reddy, Megha Engineering and Infrastructures Limited (MEIL) director, said that the pump house was named after goddess Gayatri and has successfully completed the water run. This is an extraordinary underground water pump, 470 feet below the ground with twin tunnel to ensure uninterrupted pumping and three largest surge pools have been built to store enough water.

Mr Reddy said that “This is an ultra mega project having 7 motors each having a capacity of 139MW. The motors can lift 3 TMC of waters per day. This is a true example of make it in India as these giant motors are developed in the country with computational fluid dynamics technology.”

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Posted By : Mohan Sharma on Mon, 19 Aug 2019
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