The State government will soon launch a project to rejuvenate the groundwater table by constructing checkdams to aid the percolation of rainwater.

Overexploitation In Bangalore Urban, Rural, Says Report

Bangalore: The city stares at an arid future. Bangalore Urban and Rural districts, besides Chikkaballapur and Kolar, have exhausted their
groundwater, show statistics available with the Central Ground Water Board (CGWB).

Bangalore: “Let’s change Bangalore from a city of air conditioners to an air-conditioned city.”

To convey this message to citizens, cricketer Javagal Srinath has joined Anil Kumble, Rahul Dravid and Robin Uthappa in spearheading Green Wicket, a campaign to make students more conscious about waste segregation, water conservation, saving energy and maintaining hygiene. It was launched by Karnataka State Pollution Control Board on March 4.

Union oil minister M Veerappa Moily appears to have influenced the decisions of the Karnataka cabinet on Tuesday.

In one of the largest irrigation proposals approved in recent times, the State Cabinet on Tuesday approved upgrading and modernisation projects worth Rs 333.77 crore along the entire Cauvery basin.

Cabinet nod for Yettinahole II phase too; government to stand surety for KBJNL

New Delhi: Allaying apprehensions of environmentalists over Karnataka’s ambitious water supply project, the Centre on Tuesday said the scheme was meant for providing drinking water to many water-st

Has the Drinking Water Project (DWP) on Yettinahole river located in the minister of environment Veerappa Moily’s parliamentary constituency of Chikkaballapur flouted a host of environmental rules

The government is considering the possibility of mining sand from lakes in the districts of Kolar, Chikkaballapur, Bangalore Urban and Rural districts and Ramanagara.

The government has begun the tendering process for awarding works for mining sand from river fronts in the State, Minister for Public Works Department H C Mahadevappa has said.

Panel favours drawing water from Linganamakki for parched districts

Hydel power generation at the Linganamakki dam may take a beating, if the government goes ahead with the plan to draw water from the Sharavati river to meet Bangalore’s needs.

Engineering graduates among 1,858 land surveyors recruited

Revenue Minister V Sreenivas Prasad on Wednesday announced that a re-survey of revenue lands in the State will be taken up under the National Land Records Modernisation Programme (NLRMP).