KMRL launches rainwater harvesting project in Metro stations
Kochi: The Kochi Metro Rail Limited (KMRL) started rainwater harvesting at metro stations. In the initial phase, High Court judge Justice Devan Ramachandran inaugurated the rainwater harvesting system at Companypadi metro station on Friday.
Justice Devan Ramachandran said that the rainwater harvesting project of the KMRL will be beneficial for the public. There are many people who struggle to get fresh water and we have to prioritize water and nature conservation activities, he added.
KMRL Managing Director Alkesh Kumar Sharma said that rainwater harvesting projects will be implemented in stations. It is expected that 420 lakh litres of water can be collected in 22 metro stations in a year.
The rainwater harvesting project is being implemented with the technical support of SCMS Water Institute. SCMS Group of Institutions vice chairperson Pramod Thevannur attended the event.