The ₹5,000-crore plant with a capacity to treat 400 million litres of water per day is coming up at Perur and is expected to be ready by July 2026.

Work in progress

Meanwhile, work on the third desalination plant of 150 mld capacity coming up on 10.5 acres of land at Nemmeli is apace. Officials said about 60% of the work has been completed so far. Of the 23 treatment units, construction of 18 structures is in progress.