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NSS students remove hyacinth weeds at Kukkarahalli Lake
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NSS students remove hyacinth weeds at Kukkarahalli Lake

January 23, 2023

Mysuru: National Service Scheme (NSS) students of Sree Cauvery First Grade College, Mysuru, voluntarily took up the task to clean the Kukkarahalli Lake of water hyacinth and other invasive weeds that have intertwined with each other, thereby choking the lake. Over 70 NSS volunteers took part in the cleaning drive and cleared the plastic covers,…

Seepage threat to Kukkarahalli Lake Bund: CNNL team suggests soil test and many safety measures 
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Seepage threat to Kukkarahalli Lake Bund: CNNL team suggests soil test and many safety measures 

November 4, 2022

‘Lake lacks surplus flood disposal system except for one sluice-controlled gate valve’ Mysore/Mysuru: The technical team from Cauvery Neeravari Nigam Limited (CNNL) that visited the Kukkarahalli Lake and carried out an inspection last Monday has submitted its interim report. Former Member of Karnataka Tank Conservation and Development Authority Dr. K.M. Jayaramaiah; Executive Engineer of Engineering…

CNNL technical team visits Kukkarahalli lake
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CNNL technical team visits Kukkarahalli lake

November 2, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: In the wake of water overflowing from Kukkarahalli Lake, a technical team from Cauvery Neeravari Nigam Limited (CNNL) visited the lake and carried out an inspection on Monday. The Lake is maintained by University of Mysore. After the inspection, the team suggested several measures which included Rock-Toe filling and Head Regulator Installation at the…

Seepage threat to Kukkarahalli Lake bund: KERS engineers collect soil samples; to assess stability
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Seepage threat to Kukkarahalli Lake bund: KERS engineers collect soil samples; to assess stability

October 29, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: Following the threat of continuous seepage of water from the bund of Kukkarahalli Lake at multiple places on the Bogadi-Gaddige Road, a team of nine engineers and experts from the Karnataka Engineering Research Station (KERS) visited the Lake this morning and collected soil samples. The seepage had caused concern and environment activists had warned…

Kukkarahalli Lake full to the brim: Seepage threat for bund safety
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Kukkarahalli Lake full to the brim: Seepage threat for bund safety

October 23, 2022

Additional canal being dug up to facilitate excess water to flow out Mysore/Mysuru: Continuous seepage of water from the bund of Kukkarahalli Lake on the Bogadi-Gaddige Road has caused concern and environment activists have warned of disastrous consequences if the seepage is not prevented immediately. “The Kukkarahalli Lake bund is essentially an earthen dam. Seepage…

Excess water let out from Kukkarahalli Lake
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Excess water let out from Kukkarahalli Lake

October 20, 2022

Greens blame University of Mysore for neglect and citing fund crunch excuseUniversity of Mysore Mysore/Mysuru: The process to let out water from the Kukkarahalli Lake that is full to the brim began last evening and the rusted sluice gate that is a natural outlet for Lake water has been repaired. Engineers of University of Mysore…

Kukkarahalli Lake full to brim: Walking banned
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Kukkarahalli Lake full to brim: Walking banned

October 18, 2022

Many trees leaning precariously; bund breaches at couple of places Mysore/Mysuru: For the first time in recent years, the iconic Kukkarahalli Lake has filled to its brim and taking into consideration the safety of morning and evening walkers, especially senior citizens and children, walking has been temporarily banned. The decision to ban walking has been…

NSS students remove hyacinth weed at Kukkarahalli Lake
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NSS students remove hyacinth weed at Kukkarahalli Lake

August 17, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: NSS students of SBRR Mahajana First Grade College, Mysuru, cleaning the Kukkarahalli Lake of water hyacinth and other invasive weeds recently. This weed, known as ‘Bengal Terror,’ obstructs sunlight thus reducing the quantum of oxygen gradually resulting in the death of fish and also the water body. NSS Programme Officer C.S. Siddaraju,  Dr. K.M….

City NSS volunteers utilise free time to clean Kukkarahalli Lake
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City NSS volunteers utilise free time to clean Kukkarahalli Lake

July 31, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: Groups of NSS volunteers from the University of Mysore have taken up the task of cleaning the Kukkarahalli Lake of water hyacinth and other invasive weeds that have intertwined with each other, thereby choking the Lake. The picturesque lake provides much-needed lung space to the city and is dominated by water hyacinth (Eichornia). Conservationists…

Activists oppose Nandini Booth near Kukkarahalli Lake Gate
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Activists oppose Nandini Booth near Kukkarahalli Lake Gate

April 26, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: Environmental activists under the banner of Parisara Samrakshana Samiti staged a demonstration in front of Kukkarahalli Lake Main Gate along the Mysuru-Chamarajanagar Railway track behind Crawford Hall this morning in protest against the establishment of a Nandini Milk Booth close to the Gate. Contending that the outlet has come up illegally with no sanction…

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