Bangaloreans prepare yourselves for a waterless four days next week as the Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) is shutting down part of its operations. Several areas in the city will be affected from November 27 to 30 when the board closes the valves at 10 a.m. on Tuesday.'We are shutting down the fourth stage of Cauvery water supply scheme at Torekadinahalli from 8 a.m. on November 27 for about 24 to 30 hours. This will lead to shortage of about 270 million litres (MLD) of water supply to the city,' T. Venkatraju, Chief Engineer (Maintenance) at the Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) told The Hindu. The shutdown is to link a new water line that will supply an additional 100 MLD of water from the Cauvery to 72 wards in newly added areas of Bangalore from December, a BWSSB communiqué said. (snip)"
Monday, November 26, 2007
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