Thermax expertise for rural drinking water project
Thermax is using its water treatment expertise to provide potable drinking water in villages. It has supplied Reverse Osmosis (RO) systems to the Naandi Foundation, and has installed some units in the villages of four districts of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.
Naandi Foundation, a non-profit organisation established with the aim of improving the lives of the underprivileged, has already established a self sustaining model of selling drinking water on a subscription basis. It has been working with a few water treatment companies. The Foundation contacted Thermax to support its initiatives to provide safe drinking water in Andhra villages. Thermax has already supplied over 5000 RO units to industrial customers and also for public utility service at several installations including the Delhi Metro.
For Naandi, Water and Waste Solutions group of Thermax customized modular skid mounted RO units that can be installed for plug and play operations. The units provide potable water, cleaned off fluoride present in water in several Andhra districts. Thermax had installed the units with the help of its channel partner, SS Chemicals. At site, a person identified by Naandi Foundation is also trained for operation and maintenance of the unit.