Water Supply(Search results - 42)
India24, May 2020, 11:54 AM
Cyclone Amphan death toll rises to 85 in West Bengal: Residents protest over electricity, water supply
Cyclone Amphan, one of the strongest storms in recent memory to churn through the Bay of Bengal, turned deadly after roaring ashore in northeastern India on Wednesday (May 20) afternoon with the force equivalent to a Category 3 hurricane.
India1, Apr 2020, 3:04 PM
Forget COVID-19, infection due to overflowing sewage in Bengaluru raises concern
The coronavirus scare is overshadowed by overflowing sewage in LBS Nagar, Bengaluru, as residents fear being exposed to water-borne diseases. Despite complaints, neither the apartment owners nor representatives from the Bengaluru Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) worker or Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) have come forward.
Coronavirus India29, Mar 2020, 12:36 PM
COVID-19: No mask, then no drinking water
As the coronavirus scare is looming large in India with increasing number of positive cases, the drinking water supply facilitator from the residents association in Bengaluru has made it a point to offer water to only those who come with masks
India21, Jan 2020, 5:08 PM
Fill your buckets today; no water supply in 65 areas of Bengaluru on January 22
Taps in Bengaluru will run dry on Wednesday as Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board will take up repair work at its pump house (Cauvery Water Supply Stage I II and III) on the outskirts of the city.
India11, Dec 2019, 5:25 PM
Pathankot: Three villages suffer without water supply for 10 days, warn of intensifying protest
Three villages of Pathankot are not receiving water supply including drinking water. This has affected their daily life and residents have warned of intensifying protests.
India20, Nov 2019, 5:06 PM
Bengaluru: BWSSB set to develop web portal to sell treated water
The Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) has decided to develop a web portal to market its treated water across the city
India1, Oct 2019, 5:24 PM
BBMP to invest Rs 25 crore to set up 400 new public toilets
By the end of march, BBMP will be able to provide a solution to commuters and many software professionals in outer city limits who struggle to find hygienic toilets. Now, 400 new toilets will come up and many will be placed on the outer ring road. These toilets will be equipped with solar panels and also will use tertiary water supply for flushing.
NEWS19, Jul 2019, 2:19 PM
Bengaluru to face water shutdown on July 21 and 22 owing to refurbishment
Bengaluru will undergo water shutdown on Sunday and Monday, the Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board said in a press release
INDIA29, Jun 2019, 6:01 PM
Water theft plagues Bengaluru as board struggles to arrest loss
The Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) is suffering a loss as almost 45% of its water is unaccounted for. From ageing pipes to unchecked illegal water connections, the BWSSB needs to do a lot to keep its coffers healthy.
NEWS30, Apr 2019, 3:16 PM
Bengaluru lakes: Justice Santosh Hegde to write to NGT over BWSSB's blunder
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) constituted a committee to monitor the development of lakes. Now, the committee is left in deep shock by the Bangalore Water Supply and Sewage Board (BWSSB) as it has built sewage treatment Plant without the provision to let the treated water into lakes. The committee headed by former Lokayukta Santosh Hegde visited Agra Lake and made this observation. He says he will send the report to NGT for further action.
NEWS5, Apr 2019, 4:08 PM
BWSSB to stop supplying drinking water to Bengaluru’s 499 apartments?
Living in an apartment in Bengaluru? Then you may soon stop getting drinking water from BWSSB, here is why
NEWS17, Mar 2019, 2:48 PM
Bengaluru water woes in summer: BWSSB, BBMP to supply Cauvery water for free
BWSSB and BBMP will provide free drinking water to areas where drinking water supply is hit because of a technical glitch. Here are the details
NEWS8, Mar 2019, 11:20 AM
Manual scavenging in Bengaluru: Complaint filed against BWSSB
In yet another manual scavenging incident, the BWSSB is in question. The men cleaning the sewer alleged that the BWSSB engaged them to clean the sewer for a mere Rs 50
NEWS16, Feb 2019, 11:17 AM
Shocking: BBMP survey shows 1,355 killer manholes in Bengaluru
A survey by Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike's (BBMP) road infrastructure department has shown that 1,355 killer manholes are left unattended by Bangalore Water Supply and Sewage Board (BWSSB). Most of these badly maintained manholes are in arterial and sub-arterial roads in BBMP limits
NEWS6, Feb 2019, 6:49 PM
Cubbon Park to save 10 lakh litres of water by monsoon 2019
In order to ensure that Cubbon park does not suffer during summer in the coming years and to reduce its dependency on the Bengaluru Water Supply and Sewage Board (BWSSB), the authorities from the department of horticulture and NGOs are working towards groundwater recharging. The project is likely to begin in March and end by June. Once completed, the wells can hold over 10 lakh litres of water.