Waste water treatment plants have been built at all 31 industrial zones (IZs) in the southern Dong Nai province, including those still under construction, according to the provincial industrial zones authority.

Just last month, Long Thanh IZ put into operation the third phase of its waste water treatment plant with a capacity of 5,000 cu.m per day and night. Nhon Trach 5 IZ also launched trial run of the second phase of its plant which has a daily capacity of 4,000 cu.m.

Total daily capacity of operational waste water treatment plants at all IZs in the province has reached 111,500 cu.m.

More plants are expected to start operation in the fourth quarter of this year at Long Duc, Loc An Binh Son and An Phuoc IZs, with capacity ranging from 2,000 – 9,000 cu.m. per day.

According to the provincial Department of Natural Resources and Environment, the IZs have also installed waste water flow meters and automatic monitoring equipment. Among them, 12 IZs now send data on waste water discharge to the department./-VNA