Huge spike in dengue cases, High Court orders state government to create artificial lakes if it can’t restore encroached ones, BBMP to map vulnerable structures – read more on what happened in the city this week
The reason for Bengaluru’s water scarcity is our disconnect with the source of water. To reverse this, each ward should be made to generate water locally, and Cauvery water be taxed heavily, opines the author
Very little has been done over the years by the authorities in rejuvenating Varthur lake. The recent National Green Tribunal order on Varthur and Bellandur lakes comes as a respite to the citizens around the area.
Sarakki lake saw a host of demolitions when it got flooded a few years ago. Lake teams working for the rejuvenation of the lake have had an eventful journey along with the lake, which will see water entering into it in a few months.
The effort and hard work of a decade has finally paid off. The year looks promising for lakes in Bellandur area under Mahadevpura Parisara Samrakshane Mattu Abhivrudhi Samiti, with the BBMP taking over the lakes for maintenance.
Seed Ganeshas have donned the markets this year, while mobile immersions and immersions in specified tanks inside lake areas have been facilitated by the BBMP. Will this Chaturthi be more eco-friendly than ever?
BDA and BBMP take steps to control Bellandur lake’s froth The planned sluice gate began its final run on August 8 in Bellandur lake to block froth from entering the city’s waterways, and irrigation tanks
Widening the road near Varthur lake is a necessity for Whitefield area, so is rejuvenating the Varthur lake. The hunger strike for the road and notices of lake protection agency on illegality in the lake – both have gone futile.
Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy announced in the state budget that soapnut-based detergent industry will be promoted in future, as it will help control pollution in lakes. Will this solution really help control lake pollution?