Building on the success of the Tirupur Water Supply project, IL&FS set up IL&FS Water Limited (IWL) to facilitate the commercial development of the water and wastewater sector in India.

Water is easily emerging as the single most important resource in the country. With its experience and and in-house expertise, IWL has shown the vision and capability to realize the opportunities in the Indian water sector.

Innovation: From PPP to ZLD

IL&FS pioneered the concept of PPP projects in the Indian water sector as early as 1995, when the Company  partnered with industry and government to develop a comprehensive water and wastewater management system for the industrial town of Tirupur. The world’s largest Zero Liquid Discharge effluent treatment facility that IL&FS set up in Tirupur has received accolades and international acclaim.

Comprehensive solutions

The water sector in India today is engulfed in challenges and issues. But the context also offers several opportunities to a project developer with the initiative and energy to create innovative solutions tailored to local requirements.

IWL provides end-to-end solutions for integrated water management infrastructure for households, communities and industry. IWL has honed its expertise to provide comprehensive solutions in segments such as bulk water supply, industrial water reuse and effluent treatment, urban drinking water distribution, urban sewage management and desalination.

Key Projects