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Bangalore: Consumers advised to ask water-related questions before buying home

Bangalore: Consumers advised to ask water-related questions before buying home
With a grave energy crisis apparently waiting to hit Karnataka, thanks to a projected weak monsoon and the widening supply-demand gap, realty experts are advising potential home-buyers to check out a few water-related aspects before buying an apartment in Bangalore. According to experts, prospective apartment buyers in Bangalore should ask developers about whether their project [...] Continue Reading »

Water scarcity and contamination to hit Bangalore badly

Water scarcity and contamination to hit Bangalore badly
Due to water scarcity, contamination of water and diseases, the government of Karnataka may have to vacate half of Bangalore in the next ten years. According to sources, lab results at the Public Health Institution and the Department of Mines and Geology of the state government revealed that 52 percent of the borewell water and [...] Continue Reading »

72% of Bangalore’s water contaminated: Survey

72% of Bangalore’s water contaminated: Survey
People think that water crisis is the major problem in Bangalore. But a survey, conducted by a non-profit organisation had disclosed that only 28 percent of water in the city is potable. The non-profit organisation started the survey from mid of January in all 198 wards of Bangalore city. The survey will be done on [...] Continue Reading »

Bangalore is likely to be hit by water crisis in May

Bangalore is likely to be hit by water crisis in May
The Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) hinted that Bangalore may face water crisis this summer. An BWSSB officials said the Cauvery tribunal award notified that, despite the water shortage in the state’s reservoirs, Tamil Nadu will be supplied Cauvery river water. The situation has became worse in the last five years. Water level [...] Continue Reading »

Incomplete drain work creates chaos in commuters’ life

Incomplete drain work creates chaos in commuters’ life
The residents and commuters of Nanjappa Road in Shantinagar are facing lot of problem every time they pass through this stretch. To lay drain pipes, the road was dug four months ago but now the work has stopped and the road is filled with huge holes and the number of accidents on the road has [...] Continue Reading »

Hutchins Road losing its beauty

Hutchins Road losing its beauty
Hutchins Road is a victim of unplanned construction. Old bungalows are replaced with multi-storeyd apartments with no attention paid to the basic infrastructure like sewage, water and roads. Multi-storeyd apartments have come in place of independent houses which result in inadequate supply of water, overflowing manholes and unsafe pavements. The Residents Welfare association of Bangalore [...] Continue Reading »

BWSSB disconnects more illegal connections

BWSSB disconnects more illegal connections
In Bangalore, Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) successfully disconnected 120 sanitary connections and illegal water connections and recovered Rs 7.35 lakh. On the first day of the special drive, the board visited the areas of the city which are most congested. The special team in each zone visited Vasanthnagar, Kumara Park, KG Towers, [...] Continue Reading »

Arakere Lake may soon be history

Arakere Lake may soon be history
If steps are not taken to renovate and preserve the 100 years old Arakere Lake near Bannerghatta Road, then soon it will become history. Once up on a time, the lake used to be filled with clean water and now it is filled with overgrown weeds and dirty sewage water. The residents staying near by [...] Continue Reading »

BWSSB disconnects illegal water connection

BWSSB disconnects illegal water connection
The water board of Karnataka has started a special drive to remove all the illegal water connections in Bangalore. Bangalore water supply and sewerage board (BWSSB) has disconnected 99 illegal connections and 125 other have been sent notice for violating rules on water and satinary connection. Nine teams have been set up to identify the illegal connections. [...] Continue Reading »

Water shortage in Bangalore

Water shortage in Bangalore
Residents of western, southern and south eastern parts of Bangalore are facing water crisis as Bangalore Water Supply And Sewerage Board (BWSSB) is trying hard to plug leakage in the Cauvery 4th Stage Phase I pipeline. According to sources, the leakage occurred because of soil-testing work taken up by BMRC near Bangalore University on Mysore [...] Continue Reading »



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