Goa: New Project to Control Pollution in Sal River (Download PDF)

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The Ministry of Environment, Forest, and Climate Change (MoEFCC) has sanctioned a new project to control pollution in River Sal at Navelim town in Goa. Project will be implemented under the National River Conservation Plan at the cost of Rs. 61.74 crore, with the Centre and the State sharing the cost on a 60: 40 basis. Project is to be completed by January, 2021.

Map of New Project to Control Pollution in Sal River

Map of New Project to Control Pollution in Sal River

Map of New Project to Control Pollution in Sal River

Aims of the Project

The project will help in reduction of pollution load in the river and improvement in its water quality, besides improving the environment and sanitation in the town

  • Around 32 kms of sewers will be laid

  • A sewage treatment plant of 3 million litres per day (MLD) to be constructed.

- Published/Last Modified on: March 30, 2018

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