- Bangalore city alone has a total of around 280 to 300 lakes
- Majority of the lakes are filled with sewage, undergone encroachment
- Absence of proper monitoring and maintenance system for lakes.
- Prevention of encroachment, pollution
- Develop the lake as a fresh water storage pond
- Revive all natural lakes and water bodies and their wetlands
- Develop the lake as recreational center
- Awareness level among the general public has increased.
- A few died lakes are rejuvenated
- As a result of these movements, courts have ordered the Governments to:
- Prohibiting dumping garbage and sewage in lakes.
- Survey the lake area, fence and declare a ‘no development zone’ around lakes.
- Set up district lake protection committees.
Locations: Bengaluru, Nelamangala
- Create awareness among people about importance of lakes.
- Adopt a lake and support in developing and maintaining.
- Create a group of common minded people to prevent pollution.
- Organize and volunteer for lake cleaning drives.
- Planting saplings along the lakeside.
- Encourage people to use recycled water.
Ramesh Sivaram 98860 71019
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