140 MLD STP built by WABAG at Varanasi, dedicated to the nation

VA Tech WabagVA TECH WABAG LIMITED (‘WABAG’), a leading pure play water technology Indian Multinational Company, had the unique privilege of partnering with the Government of India as the design, build and operate contractor for the 140 MLD Sewage Treatment plant at Dinapur, Varanasi. The project has been inaugurated and dedicated to the nation by the Honorable Prime Minister Shri. Narendra Modi on 12th November 2018, marking a significant milestone
towards achieving a cleaner Ganga. The project funded by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) is the first and the largest sewage treatment project implemented under the “Namami Gange” mission.

‘The treatment plant employs activated sludge process and is powered by green power from sewage (biogas), significantly reducing the carbon footprint apart from lowering operational cost, This is in line with PM’s vision to power India through green energy and India’s ratification at the UN Climate Change Convention. The plant boasts of 4,000 m3/day balloon type double membrane gas holders, the largest of its kind in India,

In addition to design and build, WABAG will also be responsible to operate and maintain the facility for a period of 10 years. The project is located in Dinapur village, approximately 7 km from Varanasi and will cover an area of approximately 6.2 hectares, adjacent to the existing 80 MLD STP.


Around the world, the WABAG name stands for innovative and successful solutions in the water engineering sector. As an internationally respected expert group, we act as a systems specialist and full service provider with a focus on the
planning, installation and operation of drinking and wastewater plants for local government and industry in the growth markets of Asia, North Africa, Middle East, the Central and Eastern Europe. The WABAG Group represents a leading multinational player with a workforce of over 1,600 and has companies and offices in more than 20 countries. It disposes unique technological know-how, based on innovative, patented technologies and long-term experience. Since 1995, WABAG has completed over 900 water and wastewater plants worldwide. Through the conservation and ecological use of the world’s most valuable resource, WABAG has made a sustained contribution to an improvement in the quality of life of well over a hundred million people. WABAG is thus one of the world’s leading partners for investments in a future that is worth living.