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Centre For Lake Conservation
Lakes are ecologically precious water bodies. Conservation and development of these invaluable, traditional water bodies is of paramount importance. Due to rapid urbanization and industrialization, majority of these lakes have now come either under encroachment or have lost their original characteristics. Restoration of these lakes is not only urgent need but also a challenging task. The Centre facilities the conservation and development of these surface water bodies in the state in an environmentally sustainable manner by carrying out research studies. The centre also plays a role in connecting bridge between the decision makers and Government in conservation and management plans for the improvement of waterbodies. The centre has already completed five projects and currently one project are underway. The following details are given below:
Assessment Derived conservation strategies for major lakes of Karnataka – Bangalore Phase I.
Water Safety Plan for Bangalore - A quality based approach to water supply service delivery.
Comprehensive Assessment of Thippagondanahalli Reservoir Catchment Area and its Preservation Zone.
Evolving Sustainable Conservation Strategies for Waterbodies of Mysuru-Nanjanagud Local Planning Area.
Inventorisation of Waterbodies in the Bengaluru Metropolitan Area (BMA)
Developing Conservation Strategies for the Water bodies in Huballi-Dharwad Municipal Corporation (HDMC)