Plan of using treated water in agriculture is a new idea. The foam and froth have put a temporary stop to the project. What needs to be done to make the project a viable option where treated water can be used?
Aquifers in Bengaluru are over-exploited. Experts feel it is just a matter of time for parts of Bengaluru to be forced into a Capetown-like situation. World Resource Institute calls for a paradigm shift, from linear, centralised model to circular decentralised model of water supply.
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?
Better groundwater quality in cities requires an underground sewage network and its timely treatment and usage. Outskirts of BBMP limits in Bengaluru are yet to be covered by a sewage network, though plans are underway.