Bangalore soon to become water-less

Bangalore soon to become water-less

Bangalore soon to become water-less

Written by Staff Writer

18 Mar, 2018 | 3:22 pm

Bangalore, the hub of technology in India is facing new a crisis. Unfortunately, this high tech city is running out of the water.

The population of Bangalore has doubled during the last 15 years making the population exceed 10 million by now. During the last decade, the youth was heavily attracted to the city in search of employment opportunities.

According to people, unplanned urbanization and unpredictable rain pattern have caused the crisis.
Bangalore development minister K.J George recently admitted that the availability of water per person on a certain day will be 88 litres by the year 2031. Adding to that he said by then the population of the area would reach up to 20 million.

The State government claims it plans to spend INR 5,500 billion by the year 2023 to increase water availability for Bangalore city from current 1,3391 million litres per day to 2,175 million litres per day.

The future of the high – tech city of Bangalore is uncertain due to this severe drinking water crisis. The other cities which have the same level of drinking water crisis are known to be Sao-Polo, Beijing, Jakarta, Cairo, Moscow, Istanbul, Mexico City, London, Tokyo and Miami.


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