Thursday, November 20, 2008

Crackdown on illegal water, power users

Crackdown on illegal water, power users
The recently-constituted Revenue Enforcement Cell of BWSSB on Tuesday cracked down on a building on Bannerghatta Road for availing water and sanitation connections without the requisite authorisation.

The builders have been ordered to pay a pro-rota fee of Rs 5.98 crore along with a fine. The building in question is the ITC Knowledge Park.

Water supply and sanitation lines have been disconnected temporarily. The REC was set up by the BWSSB to probe into unauthorised connections that are causing huge losses to the Board and to initiate legal action against the offenders, A BWSSB press release said that Chairman P B Ramamurthy has directed the chief administrative officer cum secretary of the Board to conduct a detailed enquiry into the case unearthed on Tuesday and submit the report within seven days.

Disciplinary action will be initiated thereafter, it said.

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