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By 2018, Bengaluru City may dip into TG Halli dam for a drink 25.4.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
Three years of consecutive drought has left the state in a bad shape. And as Cauvery water, currently the lifeline of the city, is turning out to be startlingly inadequate to meet the city’s needs, the Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) is looking to get 135-140 MLD (million litres per day) of additional drinking water from Thippagondanahalli Reservoir, or the TG Halli dam, by 2018.
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BRIEF-Indian Hume Pipe Co gets order worth 1.77 bln rupees from BWSSB 13.4.2017 Sify Finance
April 13 (Reuters) - Indian Hume Pipe Company Ltd
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Water rationing likely in Bengaluru as demand soars in summer 13.3.2017 TOI: Cities
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Ulsoor Lake to get sewage treatment plant 18.1.2017 TOI: Cities
Ulsoor Lake, which witnessed fish deaths on several occasions in the last two years due to increasing sewage flow, is here to get some breather.
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4-year effort to curb water losses in B'luru pays off 19.10.2016 TOI: Bangalore Times
The city is staring at its worst drinking water crisis due to poor monsoon but the water supply board has reduced water loss due to pilferage and leaks by curbing theft.
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B’luru won’t face drinking water crisis till Dec: BWSSB 8.9.2016 TOI: Bangalore Times
The recent Supreme Court directive asking Karnataka to release Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu may not have an immediate impact on Bengaluru's water supply.
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BWSSB set to get cracking on RWH defaulters 30.6.2016 TOI: All Headlines
BWSSB set to get cracking on RWH defaulters
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Residents asked to pay bribe for water 28.6.2016 TOI: All Headlines
Residents asked to pay bribe for water
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Fix problems at Lingadheeranahalli waste processing unit, BBMP told 27.6.2016 deccanherald.com
Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) has set a deadline of six months for the Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) to set things right at its Lingadheeranahalli waste processing unit or face music. During the hearing of a batch of complaints against the waste processing units on Monday, the KSPCB chairperson Lakshman directed the BBMP to ensure setting up of an effluent treatment plant (ETP). If that was not possible, then the plant managers must store the leachate and transport it to the Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Boards ETP. He directed the BBMP that the ETP should come up in six months time or else the KSPCB will be compelled to initiate stringent action. He also instructed the civic agency to ensure transportation of the Refuse-Derived Fuel (RDF) to cement factories. Later speaking to reporters, Lakshman said that he had inspected the plant four days ago and found violations galore. "The leachate is getting mixed with the Sompura lake water. We have collected the borewell water ...
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Reservoir levels low, state looks to the skies 27.6.2016 newindianexpress.com
Water levels at dams recorded are less than those recorded during the same period last year
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BWSSB plans 11 works under Amrut scheme 26.6.2016 deccanherald.com
The Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) is going to take up 11 projects under the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (Amrut) scheme, which would cost a total of Rs 978.40 crore. It includes construction of five sewage treatment plants (STPs) and rehabilitating old sewer lines in the core area. Out of the total grants, 80% of the amount (Rs 782.72 crore) is the project cost. The guidelines state: the Centre will allocate Rs 258.30 crore (33%), while the state government will have to provide Rs 164.07 crore (20%) and the remaining Rs 367 crore (47%) will be borne by BWSSB. The projects are * Implementation of water supply and metering facilities in about 24 slums at an estimated cost of Rs 16.30 crore. * Clear water pipeline from GKVK reservoir to HBR reservoir at a cost of Rs 56.10 crore. The projects aims to provide uniform supply of water to the East and West of Bengaluru. * Work for providing sewerage system to extended areas of erstwhile RR Nagar and Kengeri TMC areas ...
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Smaller commercial buildings get relief on installing STPs 26.6.2016 newindianexpress.com
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BWSSB, BDA score low in financial management; BMTC fares notch better 24.6.2016 TOI: Bangalore Times
As far as financial management is concerned, Bengaluru's civic agencies are not up to the mark.
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5 charts show how your money is being squandered away by Bengaluru's civic agencies - The News Minute 23.6.2016 Google News
5 charts show how your money is being squandered away by Bengaluru's civic agencies The News Minute An analysis by Janaagraha by measuring the quality of financial management at Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation, Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board and Bangalore Development Authority shows that Bengaluru's civic agencies ...
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A one-touch solution for all civic problems 19.6.2016 newindianexpress.com
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Integrated app to help you lodge civic complaints 18.6.2016 deccanherald.com
The Bangalore Political Action Committee (BPAC) has come out with a mobile phone application called 'Spotter' for Bengalurians to lodge civic complaints. The app integrates the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), the Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) and Bescom. Complaints lodged on 'Spotter' will automatically reach the department concerned and thence to the engineer concerned. The app is currently available for Android and can be downloaded from Google Play. Efforts are afoot to make it available for iPhones and Windows phones. The Geographical Information System-based application has different categories to lodge complaints such as garbage, health, construction, potholes, drainage, footpath, animal control, water supply and electricity. People can upload their civic problems along with pictures, which will reach the designated officer in any of the three government agencies. The managing trustee of BPAC, Revathy Ashok, told reporters, "The GIS will show the location from where ...
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Yettinahole: Formation of expert committee opposed - Deccan Herald 15.6.2016 Google News
Yettinahole: Formation of expert committee opposed Deccan Herald Accordingly, the government, in an order dated June 9, 2016, has formed a committee under the chairmanship of Central Water Commission former chairman A K Bajaj. Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) former chairman N ...
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Yettinahole: Formation of expert committee opposed 14.6.2016 deccanherald.com
Anti-Yettinahole Movement activists have opposed a recent order issued by the government in connection with the formation of a committee to study the possibilities of procurement of water from alternate sources to provide water to the plain region. Following a meeting, chaired by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on the integrated irrigation project for Kolar and Chikkaballapur districts on March 6, 2016, the state government's Water Resource Development Organisation chief Engineer had submitted a list of experts for the formation of a committee to study the availability of alternate water sources, along with Yettinahole. Accordingly, the government, in an order dated June 9, 2016, has formed a committee under the chairmanship of Central Water Commission former chairman A K Bajaj. Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) former chairman NThyagaraj, Forest Department former secretary Yellappa Reddy and Hydraulics expert Ram Prasad from Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangaluru, are the members ...
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Yettinahole project: Five-member committee formed 14.6.2016 Hindu: National
The committee has been asked to submit a report on the project implementation in six months
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People's problems 12.6.2016 deccanherald.com
Letters of grievances are pouring in and we are doing our best to accommodate as many as possible. Readers may write in to highlight civic problems affecting their locality and we will help address them in an interactive and effective manner. Grievances and issues related to public utility agencies such as Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB), Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) and Bangalore Electricity Supply Company Limited (Bescom) would be highlighted in the weekly column. The writeups, which could be accompanied by photographs highlighting the problems, will be published on Mondays. Mail your grievances to: peoplesproblems @deccanherald.co.in Construct bus shelter on Ballari Road There were two bus shelters on the very bus Ballari Road - one opposite the Esteem Mall and other next to it. The first one was removed around six months ago as a result of which commuters have to run to board buses. Since there are no buildings or any ...
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