Clean drinking water plant
Even after 66 years of independence many remote villages have highly contaminated water sources with extremely high levels of dissolved solids, fluoride, iron, arsenic and other toxic components. Specifically, A.P. has high fluoride levels of up to 10 mg/l (against tolerable levels of 1mg/l) in drinking water sources - both surface and underground. The districts affected are Nalgonda, Mahaboobnagar, Medak, Nizamabad, Ranga Reddy, Warangal, Khammam, Kurnool, Anantapur, Guntur, Prakasam, Krishna, Srikakulam, Godavari, Chittoor, Nellore, Kadapa, Vizag and others.
In order to tackle the delivery of clean drinking water problem effectively, the IIT Bombay AA Hyderabad Chapter first identified badly affected villages, specifically with high fluoride and dissolved solid levels in water, as well as those