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Echo of delayed monsoon: Harangi Dam touches dead storage level
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Echo of delayed monsoon: Harangi Dam touches dead storage level

Krishna Raja Sagar Dam inching towards dead storage level of 74.76 feet Mysore:  Mysuru is staring at imminent drinking water crisis as the Harangi Reservoir in Kodagu, the main source of water to the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam in Mandya that supplies water to Mysuru and surrounding areas, has reached the dead storage level….

Take measures to tackle drinking water problem in villages: GTD
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Take measures to tackle drinking water problem in villages: GTD

Mysuru: Announcing that he will be touring the district once the LS Polls Model Code of Conduct gets over, District Minister G.T. Devegowda (GTD) has warned that action will be taken against officials for any laxity in addressing drinking water woes in villages. Presiding over a meeting of officials at the ZP Hall here on…

State Govt. plans to harness floodwaters for drinking purpose
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State Govt. plans to harness floodwaters for drinking purpose

Bengaluru: The State Government is seriously considering to harness the floodwaters flowing from the rivers into the seas to mitigate the drinking water problems of Bengaluru and other part of the State including Mysuru. Addressing presspersons here yesterday, Bengaluru Development Minister K.J. George said that the idea was to check the excess river water from…

State looks to tap alternative water sources to manage crisis
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State looks to tap alternative water sources to manage crisis

Desperate to tide over drinking water crisis, the State Government has decided to identify newer ground water sources. For this, the Government will identify water sources that are more than 2,000 years old and is purchasing advance equipment to identify water source and also to  draw water. Speaking to reporters at Vidhana Soudha yesterday, Law…

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