Well-wishers turn smart

Well diggers are  making the optimum use of technology to draw the attention of potential customers. They post live videos along with their contact details.  

published on : 20th October 2019

BWSSB to levy Rs 1,000 fine for water wastage

Water from tubewells and ground wells is pumped by house owners to storage tanks, and continuous leakages occur in some cases. 

published on : 18th October 2019

Pipeline work: BWSSB cracks whip on contractors for delayed restoration

The roads need to be restored first by the agency implementing the job before it is handed over to the BBMP but they have failed to do so, the EIC said.

published on : 21st September 2019

BWSSB fails to supply recycled water

The move by BWSSB to supply recycled water through its tankers over a month ago has remained a non-starter.

published on : 7th September 2019

BWSSB reduces supply, south Bengaluru suffers

Pumping has been reduced by 23 mn litres a day due to high silt deposit caused by rain

published on : 14th August 2019

Bangalore Apartments’ Federation moots filing water tax returns

The Bangalore Apartments’ Federation (BAF) has come out with suggestions for the new state government to take up for water conservation. 

published on : 2nd August 2019

Now, builders won’t get permission to dig borewells for construction work in Bengaluru

The BWSSB gets up to Rs 3.5 crore annually as penalty amount collected from owners of houses and commercial establishments for not installing rainwater harvesting structures on their premises.

published on : 20th July 2019

Install rainwater harvesting or be ready to cough up double fine, says BWSSB

The Board wants to make it mandatory for houses of large dimensions built in future to use rainwater for domestic purposes as well as double the present fines for non-installation of RWH structures.

published on : 18th July 2019

BWSSB had Master Plan before call for DPR

In a  letter to Rashtriya Swabhiman Andolan, board had appointed CH2M Consultants in 2015 to draw a plan

published on : 10th July 2019

‘Lack of civil engg expertise in BWSSB led to collapse’

Officials refute charge, say STP project awarded to pvt firm on turnkey basis

published on : 19th June 2019

3 killed after centring rods collapse at STP site in Bengaluru

Six injured; case of negligence against contractors

published on : 18th June 2019

Three workers killed after iron rods collapse at BWSSB construction site

The workers are mostly from West Bengal and had begun work around 10 am and the rods came crashing down.

published on : 17th June 2019

Bengaluru man to turn daughter’s wedding into water conservation class

Krishnamurthy, who often talks to people about water conservation, decided to speak about it at his daughter's wedding to reach a larger audience

published on : 16th June 2019

OC not necessary for water connection: BWSSB 

Move will benefit homeowners who will now have to give only an affidavit; rule will give building violations the go-by

published on : 8th June 2019

Karnataka polls: Officials confused over EVM training centres in Bengaluru

Another AE in the unaccounted-for water department and an executive engineer in the new initiatives department, too, are facing a similar dilemma.

published on : 27th April 2018
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