Bengaluru: BWSSB to crack down on illegal Kaveri water supply connections

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11-01-2024

    Chief Engineers in BWSSB have been directed to identify illegal connections across Bengaluru

    They have been given a deadline of March 31st to complete the survey

    An internal audit by BWSSB will take place on April 1st

Those who have obtained illegal Kaveri water connections to their house in Bengaluru will soon face punishments. The President of the Bengaluru Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) Dr Ram Prasath Manohar V has launched a counter-offensive approach to this menace. Complaints with regard to commercial establishments, multi storied buildings and industries that fall under the jurisdiction of the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) have been observed to have indulged in this practice. 

Unauthorised water and drainage connections have caused a significant loss to the BWSSB. Chief Engineers in BWSSB have been directed to identify such connections across Bengaluru by the BWSSB President. They have been given a deadline of March 31st to complete the survey and file a report which also indicates avenues for replacement with legitimate bypass water connections.

 An internal audit will take place on April 1st to note the progress made in this regard. The role of Chief Engineers within the BWSSB will be scrutinised. Disciplinary action will be taken if flaws are noted. The loss will be borne by the officials who have a role in the establishment of these connections.

Bengaluru: BWSSB to crack down on illegal Kaveri water supply connections

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    Chief Engineers in BWSSB have been directed to identify illegal connections across Bengaluru

    They have been given a deadline of March 31st to complete the survey

    An internal audit by BWSSB will take place on April 1st

Those who have obtained illegal Kaveri water connections to their house in Bengaluru will soon face punishments. The President of the Bengaluru Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) Dr Ram Prasath Manohar V has launched a counter-offensive approach to this menace. Complaints with regard to commercial establishments, multi storied buildings and industries that fall under the jurisdiction of the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) have been observed to have indulged in this practice. 

Unauthorised water and drainage connections have caused a significant loss to the BWSSB. Chief Engineers in BWSSB have been directed to identify such connections across Bengaluru by the BWSSB President. They have been given a deadline of March 31st to complete the survey and file a report which also indicates avenues for replacement with legitimate bypass water connections.

 An internal audit will take place on April 1st to note the progress made in this regard. The role of Chief Engineers within the BWSSB will be scrutinised. Disciplinary action will be taken if flaws are noted. The loss will be borne by the officials who have a role in the establishment of these connections.

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