The Department of Civil Engineering conducted an industrial visit of students of BS 6th semester on June 13, 2022. 71 students of 6th semester of Civil Engineering Department along with the faculty members visited the Sangjani Water Treatment Plant. Mr. Ameer Mehmood Khan, Assistant Director gave a detailed briefing to the students. Students got the opportunity to have a detailed inside view of various components of Sangjani Water Treatment Plant.Industrial visits are part of the curriculum and are very valuable as they provide the students the opportunity of learning through travel, especially to places that they may not otherwise get to visit. Sangjani Water Treatment Plant is Asia’s 3rd largest treatment plant which takes water from Khanpur Dam and treats almost 25 million Gallons of water per day.
The water treatment plant takes water from Khanpur Dam and supplies this to the users in Islamabad and Rawalpindi. Representatives from CDA briefly explained the intake structure, components of water treatment like sedimentation, coagulation, filtration and disinfection and storage of treated water. They also explained about the quality testing of water from the source and treated water and the frequency of testing. The visit ended with the words of thanks and exchange of souvenirs.