“Due to the force in which water gushes, there has been much soil erosion resulting in high turbidity (huge silt deposits) in the water that reaches TK Halli dam.
These two factors have resulted in reduction in the amount of water that can be supplied to the city,” he said.
BWSSB used to pump 1,453 MLD of water until last week.
BWSSB’s chief engineer of Kaveri Division S V Ramesh said normalcy in water supply would be restored by Friday (August 16).
“The deposit of sludge due to the turbidity in water is high and this has resulted in a reduction in rate of filtration.
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