Indian State to Spend 9 Billion Rupees on Water, Sewage Projects

Jan 27, 2014 4:23 am ET

Jan. 27 (Bloomberg) -- India’s Tamil Nadu state plans to spend almost 9 billion rupees ($143 million) on water and underground sewage projects.

German development bank KfW Group will fund part of the program, Tamil Nadu’s government said in a statement on its website. The southern state plans to build a reservoir in the Thiruvallur district at a cost of 3.3 billion rupees, which may hold as much as 1 billion cubic feet of water, according to the statement.

--Editors: Amanda Jordan, Tony Barrett