Bengaluru residents face Cauvery river water shortage

The Bangalore Water Supply and Sewage Board (BWSSB) announced that areas in south and central Bengaluru will face shortage in water supply on Monday Residents and small-scale shopkeepers across the city faced water shortage problems as Bangalore Water Supply and Sewage Board (BWSSB) announced a disruption in the Cauvery water supply on Monday. The BWSSB […]

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No money to revive Vrishabhavathi

Six months after it was announced, the Vrishabhavati rejuvenation project is waiting for funds. A Rs. 1500 crore project to revive the Vrishabhavathi River has not started even after six months due to  lack of funds. Jayalaxmi B.S., chief Executive Engineer of Bengaluru Water Supply and Sewage Board(BWSSB) said, “The project has not been started […]

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White-topped roads still a distant dream

White-topped roads last upto 25 years which is much longer than the black topped ones. The construction of white-topped roads is being delayed because there is no information on the condition of the utility lines below the surface. Despite promises by political parties in every election, white-topped roads remain a distant dream for Bengaluru. M. […]

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Sewage treatment becomes costlier

Around 15,000 apartments in Bengaluru are mandated to set up sewage water treatment. Residents worry about high tax on installation and operation. Eighteen percent Goods and Services Tax (GST) on water treatment plants is discouraging sewage treatment users in Karnataka.The government has mandated water treatment installation in apartments. The high GST concerns residents. Chandrani Sarkar, […]

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People drown in water bills post lockdown

More citizens are coming forward to register their grievances with the Bangalore Water Supply and Sewage Board (BWSSB). Bengaluru: Citizens of Bangalore are complaining of incorrect meter readings and inadequate water supply post lockdown. Nagendra, a resident at 5th Cross, Bhuwaneshawari Layout, Marathahalli, said, “I’m not receiving even a drop of water, but the bill […]

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