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Waterless Bengaluru wakes up to rain harvesting

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Bengaluru: With good rain across Karnataka and predictions of showers in the city through the monsoon, Bengaluru is gearing up to make good use of rainwater. 
The BWSSB  had identified about 56,000

I did not write letter on BWSSB graft: Hegde


Bengaluru: Former Lokayukta Justice Santosh Hegde, whose name is being dragged into a forged letter case that blamed certain irregularities in the BWSSB, has refused to file any complaint. He said th

Brace for harsh summer, dry taps


Bengaluru: It’s official. Bengaluru is going to face a tough summer. BWSSB Minister Suresh Kumar on Tuesday announced that the reservoirs that supply water to Bengaluru have low levels of water. Howe

Slums to get legal water connections

In an attempt to plug leakages and reduce unaccounted for water, the BWSSB will install water meters in 96 slums in the core areas of Bengaluru. Slum dwellers now get free water supply from public tap

Road disappears, slushy stretch remains

“I have a five-year-old son who keeps falling ill and it's getting hard to even open the front door bec­ause of the dust,” complains Mrs. Sunitha Men­on, a housewife, who like many other residents her

Water adalat in South-3 subdivision

BWSSB Water adalat of South-3 subdivision to settle disputes connected to water billing, delay in giving water supply and sanitary connection, delay in conversion from non domestic to domestic connect

Shoddy growth in new areas fills BWSSB coffers

The BWSSB does not know whether to smile or fret over the situation. The Board has never seen so many consumers paying pro-rata charges for water and sanitary connections as in the case of new BBMP ar

BWSSB find new methods to quench Bengaluru’s thirst

The Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) has gone a step ahead in providing drinking water and treating sewage water in the city. With Bengaluru growing exponentially and facing a severe

BWSSB issues over 10K applications

BWSSB has issued 10,100 applications for water and sanitary connections in two days of Sajala camps in new areas of the BBMP, which will get piped water once the latest Cauvery project is commissioned

BWSSB to get 38 jetting machines

The BWSSB is procuring 38 new jetting machines in August and September to keep the underground drainage clean. The Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board has sprung into action after the Karnataka

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