DC Inspects Kurkkarahalli Lake

Jul 29, 2017

Mysuru:Deputy Commissioner D.Randeep and Corporation Commissioner G.Jagadeesha visited the Kurkkarahalli Lake, here this morning and inspected the ongoiong works.

There are 13 inlets into the lake that have been blocked because of the wild growth of shurbs. The environmentalists and the morning walkers, who accompanied the DC and the Commissioner, pointed out that the UGD water is flowing into the lake, leading to its pollution.

The MCC has taken up the clearing of the growth, said the DC and added that he has instructed the Kurkkarahalli Lake Expert Committee to submit a pre-feasibility report within a week regarding setting up of a Sewage Treatment plant (STP) at Kurkkarahalli Lake and installing a 7.5 km pipeline to draw sewage water from Hebbal Industrial Area and surrounding areas to be treated at Kukkarahalli STP.

Later, the DC inspected the Physics Department where the inlet is blocked and asked the Executive Engineer Kishore Chandra and Assistant Executive Engineer Shivalinga Prasad to get blocked inlet cleared at the earliest.

He also inspected the Kudaremala cenal near the Fine Arts College bridge on BOgadi Road and said that efforts are on to clear the blocked canal so that the water can be released into the lake.

Source: Star of Mysore