VA Tech Wabag has secured an order towards engineering, procurement and construction of a 53mld desalination plant at Jamnagar, Gujarat, worth about Rs 430 crore from Reliance Industries.

The EPC scope of work under this RIL order includes design, engineering, procurement, supply, construction, erection, pre-commissioning, commissioning and performance guarantee test run of the sea water reverse osmosis plant, slated to be built in the premises of RIL’s refinery at Jamnagar, Gujarat.

Wabag has already executed a 24mld SWRO plant in the same premises.

This plant which is scheduled to be completed over a 21-month period, will employ pre-treatment in the form of Lamella clarification, filtration & ultrafiltration followed by reverse osmosis technologies to convert seawater into process water.