User: technagara Topic: BangaloreAgencies
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Last updated: May 18 2019 18:19 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Bengaluru Buzz: KSPCB action against polluters | Hike in water tariff planned | Schools enforce rules on bag weight 18.5.2019 Citizen Matters
KSPCB slaps notices and cases against 331 polluters in the state, BWSSB plans to increase water tariff by 15 percent, schools ask students to carry lighter bags - read more on what has been happening in Bengaluru this week
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Bengaluru Buzz: BWSSB supply hits peak | Committee opposes separate contractors for wet and dry waste | Traffic cops take up civic works 4.5.2019 Citizen Matters
BBMP committee decides against separate contractors for wet and dry waste collection, BWSSB water supply at its highest ever this summer, traffic police takes up road and drain works - read more on what has happened in Bengaluru this week
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Alahalli lake restored, after eight long years 30.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Around a decade back, Alahalli lake was filled with sewage and garbage. Birds and fish did not thrive here anymore. Here's the story of how citizens got this lake restored, with eight years of persistent efforts
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Towards water security: How to dig a recharge well 27.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Frustrated with water shortage, apartment communities in Bellandur are digging recharge wells in their own premises, to improve groundwater levels and be water-secure. Here is a detailed guide on how you too can build a recharge well around your home or layout
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The invisible, informal sewage disposal system of Bengaluru 3.4.2019 Hindu: Bangalore
Bengaluru city has grown far beyond what its sewerage system can support, and in this gap exists an entire grey market of faecal sludge management pr
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Tell us where you get your water from – Cauvery, tankers, borewell or open well? 27.3.2019 Citizen Matters
Citizen Matters, in partnership with Biome and Open City, is conducting a survey on where Bengalureans source water from, and how much it costs. Take part in the survey to contribute to a better understanding of the city's water availability
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Tanker water supply dwindling, Cauvery water yet to arrive: What’s BBMP promising Bellandur? 11.3.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Apartment representatives got a slew of promises on water supply from MLA Aravind Limbavali this Saturday. But can BBMP deliver on these?
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Bengaluru Buzz: City up in Swachch Survekshan, Smart City rankings | SC sets aside NGT’s order on green buffer zones | Varthur Lake froths … and more 9.3.2019 Citizen Matters
Improved Swachh Survekshan rankings, FIR filed against BWSSB, relaxation in lake buffer zone - here is the latest from Bengaluru in our weekly recap
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This dry lake in North Bengaluru to get new life soon 29.1.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
The rejuvenation of Yelahanka Puttenahalli lake is expected to be completed by mid-February. The Forest Department is leading the efforts, but BWSSB, which is another government agency, is proving to be a pain, as their work interferes with rejuvenation work.
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Bengaluru Buzz: State contests Buffer zone rule | 19 terms for Suburban Rail | No water shortage for Bengaluru 21.1.2019 Citizen Matters
From conditions laid down by Karnataka government on suburban rail to BWSSB's water plans to businesses protesting BBMP's encroachment drive, all news that matters to you, in one place.
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How is Cauvery water supply treated for contamination? 18.12.2018 Citizen Matters
Drawing 1450 million liters of water per day from 150 kms and distributing it to households —how does that work out? How do Bengalureans get safe water?
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Bengaluru Buzz: Bengaluru has 3781 old buses | Belahalli quarry filling fast | 1800 hoardings yet to be removed 1.12.2018 Citizen Matters
BMTC buses end up paying heavy toll. Bangalore's present garbage dumping site is filling fast. These and other key developments from last week.
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Bengaluru Buzz: State to acquire land for new Ring Road | Water treatment plant at TG Halli | All apartments to have STPs 24.11.2018 Citizen Matters
Bengaluru will get the Peripheral Ring Road while the State acquires properties for it. BBMP will increase the property tax, and collect fine for littering. These and other news items from the last week that matter to you, all in one place.
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What can Bengaluru expect from BBMP’s 14.4-crore plan to send pourakarmikas to Singapore? 6.9.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
More than 500 pourakarmikas have already visited Singapore at a cost of Rs 80000 each, as part of BBMP's plan to send a targeted 1800 waste workers for training and international exposure. But what have they brought back and how much of it is being implemented?
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A simple diagram could help your city manage water better. Here’s how! 4.9.2018 Citizen Matters
Where does the water in your home come from? How much of it is accounted for? What percentage of waste water in your city is reused? Bengaluru think tank CSTEP creates a water flow diagram for the city and shows how it can be used to identify gaps in availability and reuse, and thus solve the water crisis in our cities.
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Foam in Bengaluru’s treated water throws plan to use it in agriculture into jeopardy 1.8.2018 Citizen Matters
Plan of using treated water in agriculture is a new idea. The foam and froth have put a temporary stop to the project. What needs to be done to make the project a viable option where treated water can be used?
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Bengaluru is treating groundwater like ‘overdrawn credit card’ 25.7.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Aquifers in Bengaluru are over-exploited. Experts feel it is just a matter of time for parts of Bengaluru to be forced into a Capetown-like situation. World Resource Institute calls for a paradigm shift, from linear, centralised model to circular decentralised model of water supply. »
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Bengaluru Buzz: BMTC losses, water woes, HDK’s push for Metro Phase II on Hosur Road 21.7.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
As you wind up for the week, take a quick look at some of the headlines that have caught Bengaluru's attention over the last seven days. Don't miss the buzz in your city. »
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BWSSB files case against telco for damaging water pipeline 20.6.2018 Hindu: Fitness
The company had dug up a stretch of ECC Main Road in Whitefield to lay cables
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BWSSB projects March 2021 deadline for sewage network in 110 villages 14.6.2018 Citizen Matters
Better groundwater quality in cities requires an underground sewage network and its timely treatment and usage. Outskirts of BBMP limits in Bengaluru are yet to be covered by a sewage network, though plans are underway. »
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