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Members of a commission appointed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) to inspect Bellandur Lake, on Saturday, differed among themselves on the reasons for the cause of the fires around the lake.
The Bangalore Development Authority (BDA) is planning to install a trash barrier at Bellandur Lake which would collect the hyacinth at one point and make it easier to remove.
One among Bengaluru’s nearly 262 lakes and tanks, Bellandur Lake has become a symbol of the city’s struggle with waste management as it spills toxic foam.
EVEN as the BDA is removing hyacinth and other solid waste from Bellandur Lake at breakneck speed, it is finding it tough to dispose it.
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.