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By Grundfos India

The Scenario
Rajasthan is a semi-arid region with severe water resource constraints: while being India’s largest state by land size with a population of 80.7 million as of 2021, it has only 1% of the country’s estimated water resources. For drinking and irrigation, 90 percent of Rajasthan’s population is reliant on groundwater.

Jhunjhunu, an ancient town in the state of Rajasthan, is located in the northeastern part of the state. The town of Jhunjhunu is the district headquarters. Currently, the water supply service in Jhunjhunu is unreliable coupled with quality issues and huge distribution losses. The Government of Rajasthan has joined hands with a leading EPC contractor.

To Overcome the Challenges
Rajasthan government has introduced a scheme under RUSDP (Rajasthan Urban sector development Programme) to invest in water distribution and sewage network to cover 100 percent of the city’s area/road length, while sewerage works will be con¬ned to the smaller area considering ongoing sewerage.

Highlights

  • Designed a water supply network to reduce NRW by up to 7% within the District Metering area
  • Includes overall 12% and pressurized water of 12m at the consumer end
  • Service level improvement from 75 to 135 Liters Per Person (capita) Per Day (LPCD)
  • The project is funded by the Asian Development bank

Our Supply
For 24*7 water supply applications after the water intake and treatment process, Grundfos has supplied 34 number of NK pumps model for an uninterrupted water supply to the city.

Outcome
The customer was delighted with Grundfos solutions and pumps’ performance. Moreover, the EPC contractor holds the key to 10-year O&M of the project, where 30% of the operation fee will be linked to the ful¬lment of performance indicators. The customer is witnessing the desired pumps’ performance and energy savings at the site and con¬dent that our solution will be helping them meet performance indicators.

Pumping Solutions
Grundfos has engaged with an EPC contractor and designed the pumping solution for the water supply scheme for the project. Since, the project involves extreme weather conditions, unequal elevation in water supply networks, and uninterrupted water supply at all distribution points along with optimization of energy and maintenance costs.

Benefits of the Pump

Energy-Efficiency
All Grundfos end-suction pumps can be equipped with motors that carry the Grundfos Blueflux label, representing the very best from Grundfos within energy-efficient motor technology.

Reliability
Backed by comprehensive pump know-how and carefully selected materials, the Grundfos end-suction range is renowned for its outstanding reliability.

Complete Range
The range comprises a full series of close-coupled and long-coupled end-suction pumps in both cast iron and stainless steel.

Flexibility
Grundfos end-suction pumps can be confi¬gured and optimized for seamless operation in any application.

Demanding Environments
Grundfos end-suction pumps handle even the most demanding liquids and environments. Reliable, efficient – a pump you can trust.

Benefits Arising from This Project

  • Individual metered connections to 100% of households
  • Uninterrupted continuous water supply
  • Efficiency improvement in water supply

The Global Reach
As a truly global supplier, Grundfos offers delivery, service, and commissioning expertise on every continent, and always in the local language.

About the Contributor
Grundfos Pumps India Pvt. Ltd. (Grundfos India) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Grundfos Holdings A/S. It is responsible for sales of Grundfos products in India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal and Maldives. Grundfos India provides energy-efficient pumps and smart pumping solutions for various applications.

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