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The contaminated Bellandur Lake is set to receive some much-needed relief from sewage water in the future.
Following repeated outbreaks of fire in Bellandur Lake, which the civic agencies have maintained was caused by miscreants, the BBMP is set to take elaborate measures to increase surveillance in the la
The infamous Bellandur lake might soon have authorities going around it in a motor boat to keep a watch over the lake following repeated incidents of fire.
The Indian Institute of Science is commencing a research project on Monday that may help solve the mystery surrounding the repetitive fires at Bengaluru’s infamous Bellandur Lake.
Nagesh Aras, resident of an apartment near the lake, said smoke started rising from the lake’s catchment area near the same location as the earlier fires around 2 pm.
Smoke was seen billowing from the same spot where the earlier fires had occurred.
The National Green Tribunal on Monday asked the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board to issue directions to 99 apartment complexes that are discharging sewage.
Residents demanded the civic body to take up immediate actions such as fencing of the lake, cleaning and development of wetlands.
After a sentry alerted them, troops reached the site at 1 pm, much before the Fire & Rescue dept
The cause of the fire is being attributed to locals burning the grassy land near the lake to get a fresh crop to feed their cattle.
Yet another fire incident occurred at the highly polluted Bellandur lake on Friday, as the grass on the lake bund caught fire and spread to a large area.
The locals noticed huge clouds of smoke billowing from the lake replete with sewage, chemical effluents and construction debris.
Bellandur Lake, the largest in the city's south-east suburb, which has seen frothing due to toxic substances flowing into it due to an untreated sewage system.
Bengaluru development minister K J George said all sewage discharged in the city would be treated by the year 2020.
Technical committee set up state govt says Bellandur lake has become a site for unmindful experiments after Mumbai-based expert releases microbe culture into water body.