Tag: Vani Vilas Water Works

After JUSCO failure, MCC again mulls privatising water supply
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After JUSCO failure, MCC again mulls privatising water supply

January 24, 2023

Mysuru: Water supply to Mysuru city by Vani Vilas Water Works (VVWW) has not been effective and comprehensive all these years despite crores of rupees being pumped into the system and the supply network being handed over to private players in the past. Activists and civic experts have always criticised the VVWW for not being…

Corporator holds ‘Water Adalat’
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Corporator holds ‘Water Adalat’

December 21, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: A ‘Water Adalat’ to solve the problems pertaining to the supply of drinking water by Vani Vilas Water Works (VVWW) was held in MCC Ward Nos. 1, 2 and 3 in city on Monday. Speaking to media persons, Corporator K.V. Sridhar said that the Water Adalat was held for the first time on an…

Poor response to MCC’s one-time water bill plan
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Poor response to MCC’s one-time water bill plan

December 5, 2022

Only 1,674 consumers utilise offer; interest waiver still pending with State Government Mysore/Mysuru: In July this year, the cash-strapped Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) launched a new plan to collect pending water bill dues that have reached a whopping Rs. 220 crore. As per the scheme, if the pending bills are paid in one go, the…

Online water bill payment through NEFT resumed
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Online water bill payment through NEFT resumed

September 15, 2022

Other modes of payment through Google Pay, PhonePe to be readied in a week Mysore/Mysuru: The online water bill payment, which was stopped since two months due to technical issues, has been rectified and water consumers can now pay their water bill through National Electronic Funds Transfer (NEFT) as of now. Other modes of payment…

Mock drill held to tackle chemical spill
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Mock drill held to tackle chemical spill

July 29, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: More than 50 persons including women and children took ill as gas leaked from a chlorine cylinder installed at a park adjacent to Railway Loco Colony, opposite Vani Vilas Water Works on KRS Road in Yadavagiri on the evening of March 8 this year. Though it was a minor incident, it was a horrifying…

Outdated chlorination machines pose huge risk
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Outdated chlorination machines pose huge risk

March 11, 2022

Only one out of 13 water purifying plants in city uses modern leak-proof vacuum feed technology Staff not professionally trained to handle the highly sensitive job at MCC’s Vani Vilas Water Works By Mohan Kayaka Mysore/Mysuru: Lakhs of city residents get purified drinking water daily through Vani Vilas Water Works (VVWW), the drinking water arm…

Chlorine gas leak: Patients recover at many hospitals
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Chlorine gas leak: Patients recover at many hospitals

March 8, 2022

Similar incident had taken place in Yadavagiri about 15 years ago Mysore/Mysuru: More than 50 persons including women and children took ill as gas leaked from a chlorine cylinder installed at a park adjacent to Railway Loco Colony, opposite Vani Vilas Water Works (VVWW) on KRS Road in Yadavagiri last evening. The leak began at…

Rs. 190 crore water dues burden MCC
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Rs. 190 crore water dues burden MCC

February 28, 2022

Month-long disconnection and regularisation drive begins Mysore/Mysuru: The Mysuru City Corporation (MCC), through its water supply arm — Vani Vilas Water Works (VVWW) — supplies water regularly to 1,85,000 houses, apartments, residential colonies, hostels and commercial complexes. Of them, only 80,000 pay their water dues and the rest do not pay a single rupee though…

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