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Bellandur: Officials entrusted with cleaning lakes frothing - Bangalore Mirror

28 March 2017 - 11:12am

Bangalore Mirror

Bellandur: Officials entrusted with cleaning lakes frothing
Bangalore Mirror
Speaking to Bangalore Mirror of the issue, a source with the Bangalore Development Authority said, "The problem at Bellandur and Varthur started in 2014 when the two lakes started frothing, which evoked widespread shock and disgust among residents of ...

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BWSSB relaxes STP rule for flats - The Hindu

28 March 2017 - 6:11am

The Hindu

BWSSB relaxes STP rule for flats
The Hindu
A sustained citizens' movement and a barrage of objections have seen the Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) relent on the rule making it compulsory for all residential complexes with 20 or more housing units to have sewage treatment ...

BWSSB relaxes STP rule for apartments - The Hindu

28 March 2017 - 12:48am

The Hindu

BWSSB relaxes STP rule for apartments
The Hindu
A sustained citizen movement and a barrage of objections have seen the Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) relent from its rule making it compulsory for all apartments with 20 or more units to have sewage treatment plants. On March 18 ...

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'BBMP's plan for SWDs does not have long-term solutions' - The Hindu

28 March 2017 - 12:48am

The Hindu

'BBMP's plan for SWDs does not have long-term solutions'
The Hindu
He added that what was needed was a shared project with the Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board to have all the sewage go into trunk sewers on either side of the drain. “The reason Bengaluru has faced floods is there is no place for sewage, ...

BWSSB relaxes STP rule for apartments - NYOOOZ

28 March 2017 - 12:21am

NYOOOZ

BWSSB relaxes STP rule for apartments
NYOOOZ
A sustained citizen movement and a barrage of objections have seen the Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) relent from its rule making it compulsory for all apartments with 20 or more units to have sewage treatment plants. On March 18 ...

RWH theme park completes 6 years - Times of India

27 March 2017 - 9:28pm

Times of India

RWH theme park completes 6 years
Times of India
Established by the Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) in March 2011, Sir M Visvesvaraya Rain Water Harvesting Theme Park, spread over 1.1 acres in Jayanagar 5th Block of South Bengaluru, had various models and success stories of ...

No proper info on contaminated borewells: PAC - The Hindu

27 March 2017 - 9:01pm

No proper info on contaminated borewells: PAC
The Hindu
The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of the State legislature has expressed concern over lack of information in the BWSSB on whether it has taken measures to stop supplying water from 3,263 borewells having non-potable water. According to a report ...

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Parched Bengaluru in no mood to harvest rainwater - Deccan Herald

27 March 2017 - 12:31am

Deccan Herald

Parched Bengaluru in no mood to harvest rainwater
Deccan Herald
With water level in KRS dam threatening to hit dead storage levels, the BWSSB is struggling to quench the thirst of people in the city. However ... Bangalore had hundreds of lakes, tanks & ponds, which collected rain water and kept the city cool. Who ...

All about lofty promises, yet faulty premises - Bangalore Mirror

26 March 2017 - 4:11am

Bangalore Mirror

All about lofty promises, yet faulty premises
Bangalore Mirror
Unless BBMP gets to have a decisive authority over BDA, BWSSB and BMTC, law and order and other parastatals are brought under BBMP, our future will continue to be under the mercy of a disinterested state government. The recently scrapped Steel ...

Restoration of Arakere lake: No one wants to take the first step - The Hindu

24 March 2017 - 6:11am

The Hindu

Restoration of Arakere lake: No one wants to take the first step
The Hindu
It is quite apparent that for lakes to be rejuvenated, sewage treatment plants (STPs) are vital.” Shivshankar, chief engineer officer, BDA, confirmed the lake was getting contaminated. “The Bangalore Water Supply and Sewage Board (BWSSB) needs to ...

Effort to get rid of Bellandur froth: 'A big scam in the making' - Bangalore Mirror

24 March 2017 - 4:16am

Bangalore Mirror

Effort to get rid of Bellandur froth: 'A big scam in the making'
Bangalore Mirror
That is something the BWSSB (Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board) is already doing. According to the committee members the Board already embarked on the project and hopes to complete it by 2019; thereby stopping around 70 per cent of the ...

'Bengaluru reuses a meagre 1% of its waste water' - The Hindu - The Hindu

23 March 2017 - 9:55pm

The Hindu

'Bengaluru reuses a meagre 1% of its waste water' - The Hindu
The Hindu
Claim was made during a discussion on 'Waste water-a curse or an untapped resource?'

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BDA and BWSSB have consistently fallen short of their own budgetary estimates - Economic Times

23 March 2017 - 12:01pm

Economic Times

BDA and BWSSB have consistently fallen short of their own budgetary estimates
Economic Times
On the other hand, the Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB), which is deep in debt, is liaising with the city civic corporation and the BDA, which together owe the water utility Rs 207 crore in dues. This money can cover revenue ...
Summer's here, city braces for water, power woesDeccan Herald
Our future depends on how we use water: Bengaluru civic EngineerThe New Indian Express

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Restoration of Arekere lake: No one wants to take the first step - The Hindu

23 March 2017 - 7:55am

The Hindu

Restoration of Arekere lake: No one wants to take the first step
The Hindu
Shivshankar, Chief Engineer Officer at BDA, confirmed that the lake is getting contaminated. “The Bangalore Water Supply and Sewage Board (BWSSB) needs to redirect sewage from the lake for development work to resume. Until then, our hands our tied.

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Water water, where? Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah on Supreme ... - The New Indian Express

23 March 2017 - 7:54am

The New Indian Express

Water water, where? Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah on Supreme ...
The New Indian Express
BENGALURU: “The Supreme Court orders us to release 2,000 cusecs of water to Tamil Nadu, but Karnataka does not have enough water to meet its own ...

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Summer's here, city braces for water, power woes - Deccan Herald

23 March 2017 - 3:10am

Deccan Herald

Summer's here, city braces for water, power woes
Deccan Herald
Kemparamaiah, Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) engineer-in-chief said there will be no water problem till May and the city will get the standard 1,350 mld of water. “After that, rains are expected. But if they fail, then there could be ...

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Ulsoor Lake STP to be ready in six months - The Hindu - The Hindu

23 March 2017 - 12:49am

The Hindu

Ulsoor Lake STP to be ready in six months - The Hindu
The Hindu
Sewage will be treated before being let into the lake area.

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Water water, where? Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah on Supreme Court order - The New Indian Express

22 March 2017 - 7:12pm

The New Indian Express

Water water, where? Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah on Supreme Court order
The New Indian Express
Taking part in World Water Day celebrations organised by the Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) inside the premises of Vidhana Soudha on Wednesday, Siddaramaiah said, "We do not have water for ourselves." The water stored in the ...

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Revive lakes, see ripple effect: Bengaluru experts - The New Indian Express

22 March 2017 - 8:01am

The New Indian Express

Revive lakes, see ripple effect: Bengaluru experts
The New Indian Express
BENGALURU: Bengaluru was solely dependent on rain-fed tanks for its water needs till the 1980s. Today, the city has grown bigger and water has to be pumped from 100km away from the Cauvery River, thus making it a costly affair for Bangalore Water ...

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Chief secretary at Varthur lake to find way ahead - Bangalore Mirror

21 March 2017 - 1:07am

Bangalore Mirror

Chief secretary at Varthur lake to find way ahead
Bangalore Mirror
Chief secretary Subhash Chandra Khuntia along with ACS Mahendra Jain, joint commissioner, KSPCB chairman, BDA engineer board member, BWSSB chief engineer and other senior officials heard the explanations from the citizens of the situation on the ...

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