Tag: Vani Vilas Water Works

Outdated chlorination machines pose huge risk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Outdated chlorination machines pose huge risk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

Newly laid road washes away along with stored sand, jelly stones
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Newly laid road washes away along with stored sand, jelly stones

October 11, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: The water tank at Vijayanagar First Stage leaked and lakhs of litres of drinking water spilled onto the streets yesterday. The water flow destroyed the road that was being newly laid. It later turned out to be not a water leak but water was intentionally emptied to restore a  malfunctioned valve. Road works are…

Water pipe breaks open near Chamarajapuram under-bridge
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Water pipe breaks open near Chamarajapuram under-bridge

August 12, 2021

Swift action by MCC, MUDA and VVWW teams Mysore/Mysuru: A water pipeline burst open near the Chamarajapuram Railway Under-bridge yesterday and drinking water jumped up like a spring, attracting a group of onlookers who were taking photos and shooting videos.  The flow right in the middle of the busy road started slowly and onlookers thought…

Every house in city to have water meter
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Every house in city to have water meter

July 17, 2021

Urban Development Minister Byrathi Basavaraj and District Minister S.T. Somashekar hold  progress review meeting at MCC Mysore/Mysuru: Local bodies including the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) are well-known for their poor revenue mobilisation efforts. Tax loopholes, pilferages of water are aplenty often leading to a frequent rise in taxes, burdening the honest and allowing the dishonest…

MCC apathy towards Valvemen
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MCC apathy towards Valvemen

May 8, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Even as MCC is busy in containing the spread of the deadly Coronavirus, there are allegations that it has ignored its own Valvemen who are very much part of the force that work in public places. The MCC has been accused of failing to distribute safety gadgets such as masks, sanitisers and gloves to…

Mysuru’s water supply needs a professional touch
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Mysuru’s water supply needs a professional touch

March 30, 2021

Unbridled political meddling is the biggest roadblock By Bhamy V. Shenoy It is unfortunate that our city’s leaders are enacting the same drama with the same plot but with different actors when we look at water supply and sewerage system. We have been mute spectators though it is affecting everyone in varying degrees. Currently with…

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