Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd (MRPL) is planning to set up desalination plant in Mangaluru – India
The annual report of the company for 2016-17 says that it has got permission from the Karnataka government to set up a desalination plant in Mangaluru. Feasibility studies, along with studies for environment impact assessment, are being done.
The project is expected to be commissioned in 2019-20, it said. It may be mentioned here that the water crisis in Mangaluru had resulted in partial shut down of the units of the refinery complex during April and May last year.