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Summary The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) also called as the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) is undertaking the Brihanmumbai Storm Water Disposal System project in Maharashtra, India.
The Brihanmumbai Storm Water Disposal System project is also called as "Brimstowad".
The project involves the replacing of old drains, setting up pumping stations, and clearing encroachments. The widening and deepening of the Mithi River is also part of the Brimstowad project.
The project includes the installation of eight pumping stations at Haji Ali, Lovegrove and Cleveland at Worli, and Irla at Juhu, Guzdarband (Santa Cruz) and Britannia (Reay Road), Mahul and Mogra.
The project includes the redesigning the drains to accommodate the dispersal of 50mm of rainfall per hour from the existing 25mm, removing obstacles like encroachments, constructing pumping stations to drain out water during high tide, and deepening as well as widening the drains.
The project is being implemented in two phases. In first phase 20 works will be done and in second phase 38 works will be done.
MWH India Private Limited was appointed as the management consultant for the project. The scope of the contract includes spot alignment survey of nullahs, prepare base/contour maps for the city and provide consultancy services for the storm water pumping station project work.
Pratibha Industries Ltd was awarded a contract to design and construct the storm water pumping station at Irla, Andheri West, Mumbai. The company has completed the construction works in the Irla area.
In 2006, installation work on Haji Ali, Lovegrove and Cleveland at Worli, and Irla at Juhu were completed.
On July 13, 2007, BMC has received US$296 million grant from the Center.
In July 2011, 60% works were completed.
In August 2011, the government has provided funding of US$580 million through the Prime Minister fund.
On August 30, 2011, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has commenced evacuation of slums near the project.
As of February 2013, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) had started the process of undertaking the rehabilitation of the storm water drain network in the island city. Work on strengthening these drains, which are part of the Brimstowad project, had long been pending since the multi-crore project was revived in 2006.
On February 19, 2013, the proposal approving the contract for these works was passed by the civic standing committee.
As of September 2013, of the 20 priority works under Phase-I, 14 works were completed and six works were under progress. Further, of the 38 works under Phase-II, only two works were completed, 32 works were under progress and tenders for the remaining four works had not been invited.
Storm water drains in major parts of south Mumbai such as Fort, Colaba, Byculla and Mahalaxmi would be strengthened as part of the proposal to reduce flooding in 18 flood-prone spots in these areas.
The civic body first began the project of rehabilitating the British-era storm water drains in the island city in 2010 with three main roads - Dr E Moses Road, in Worli, Reay Road and Patthe Bapurao Road near Grant Road.
The other contractors involved in this project were Unity-M&P-WPK, ADB, Watson Hawksley International, Montgomary Watson Hazra (MWH) India Private Limited, Raj Engineers, Konark Infrastructure Limited, Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services Limited (IL&FS), Supreme Infrastructure India Limited, Amit Constructions, International Conveyers Limited.
As of September 2015, 55 of 58 priority works under proposed project were completed.
In June 2016, construction work on Britannia pumping station was completed.
Construction works on Guzdarband (Santa Cruz) were completed.
Construction works on the Mahul and Mogra pumping stations are underway.
Scope The project involves the replacing of old drains, setting up pumping stations, and clearing encroachments in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
The US$634 million project includes the following: 1. Reconstruction of drains 2. Construction of a pumping station 3. Construction of a 5m wide road alongside major drains for desilting 4. Construction of related infrastructure facility 5. Widening and deepening of the Mithi River
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