Friday, April 27, 2007

State’s pact may hit water supply

State’s pact may hit water supply - Deccan Herald - Internet Edition

The Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal may have allocated a mere 1.75 tmc ft for drinking water purposes for the river basin areas in Karnataka but the state government has already promised two tmc ft of water to the townships of NICE from Cauvery water allocation!

Disclosing this to reporters here on Thursday, Opposition Leader in the Legislative Council H K Patil said if the legal procedures were strictly implemented, people of Bangalore and other areas of the Cauvery basin would be deprived of even this share of water. (snip)

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