Over six sewage treatment plants are being conceived for tsunami houses here in Nagapattinam.

The project funded by the World Bank to the tune of Rs.5.17 crore envisages sewage treatment plants at various tsunami-hit colonies at varying expenditure in the district.

They include a Rs.1.33 crore treatment plant at Keezhapatanacheri, a plant at Rs. 92.71 lakh in Savariar Koil, a Rs.64.53 lakh treatment facility at Palpannacheri, a Rs.62.36 lakh plant at Pandagasalai, Rs.63.61 lakh plant at Ambedkar Nagar and a Rs.1.01 crore plant at Keechankupam. The sewage treatment plants are being set up under aegis of TWAD Board.

These sewage treatment plants have been conceived as a component of Emergency Tsunami Reconstruction Project. The ETRP constitutes phase II of tsunami rehabilitation process. As part of the ETRP, construction of dwelling units within 1000 meter high tide line are also under way in the district.

Earlier on Saturday, Collector C. Munianathan inspected the works underway at Keechankuppam, and assured of early completion, tentatively by July end.