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Minjur Desalination Plant, Tamil Nadu, India

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Project Type

New desalination plant


Kattupalli village, Tamil Nadu, India

Total Cost

INR5.15bn (€91m)


100,000m³/day (100mld)

Order Year

October 2003

Contracts Awarded

September 2005

Construction Start

January 2007


April 2010

Plant Operational

May 2010


Chennai Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board (CMWSSB)

Key Contractor

Chennai Water Desalination Limited (CWDL) – IVRCL Infrastructure and Projects and Befesa Agua consortium


Hydranautics, Bekaert, Flowserve, Hindustan Dore Oliver, Energy Recovery (ERI), Telvent, Siemens, ABB, Schneider, Pipelife Norge, Jain Irrigation

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