The Madras High Court appointed monitoring committee, comprising six members, on Saturday conducted an inspection of a few Common Effluent Treatment Plants and its constituent dyeing units here, where the trial run of effluent treatment methodology to attain zero liquid discharge (ZLD) was under way.

The Committee members also checked the effectiveness of the e-monitoring station set up by Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board at the entry of River Noyyal into Tirupur district at Agraharaputhur, official sources told The Hindu .

The station was set up to monitor the levels of Total Dissolved Solids, dissolved oxygen and electrical conductivity in River Noyyal.

Official sources said that the committee members’ visit was to find whether the directives issued by High Court pertaining to ZLD norms were adhered to by the wet processing units in Tirupur knitwear cluster.