End of water woes a call away - Bangalore - Cities - The Times of India
Come summer, water
wars are common. To better help its consumers, the Bangalore Water Supply & Sewerage Board (BWSSB) has set
"Water supply has been disrupted this season due to erratic power supply and technical reasons. This has led to people in a few areas protesting and even assaulting BWSSB workers. We are working on steps but need cooperation from the public," a BWSSB spokesperson said.
The authority hopes to supply adequate water with co-operation from the public in bringing incidents of dislocation in supply to the notice of the officials.
what causes it?
Presently, BWSSB provides water to nearly 70 lakh persons in the city. The water is upwardly lifted from Cauvery, 120 km away. Pumps function round-the-clock at three places to bring water here in four stages. Whenever there is less power, there is a shortage of water.
In case of acute water shortage
* Call executive engineer of your division to lodge complaint: East: 22945158; West: 22945196; North: 22945130; South: 22945143; Central: 22945187 and South-East: 22945196
* Dial 155313
* Contact the PRO on 22945114