Bengaluru misses the opportunity to capitalise on record rains

  • By Hindu
  • | Wednesday | 25th October, 2017

As record-breaking rains lashed the city, did Bengaluru miss an opportunity to save water for the upcoming summer? After the rains, water can now be found at 500 ft,” said Vidya Mahadevan, a resident there. The first spells of rains saw the valley receiving 3 tmcft (thousand million cubic feet), while September and October added another 2.2 tmcft. Open wellsFor those with open wells, the recent rains filled the wells to the brim. During the rains, this itself would have yielded 10,000 million litres of water.

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