Mayor junks reports on water crisis

Bengaluru Mayor R Sampath Raj said on Tuesday that the city is not staring at a water crisis this summer.

“No need to worry for the next three months. Rains are expected after the summer. There is no water crisis in the city as reported by a section of the media,” Raj said.

The mayor held a meeting with officials from the Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) on Tuesday.

He said, “The BWSSB officials have made all the necessary preparations.”

The public can call BWSSBs 24/7 helpline 080-2223888 for lodging complaints regarding the supply of water.

Meanwhile, the BWSSB will be issuing the no-objection certificates (NOCs) to all residential buildings, commercial buildings and educational institutions of certain measure in 110 villages which were temporarily withheld for lack of water and sewerage infrastructure.

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