DETAILED STUDY OF THE WATER RESOURCES
taken up an ambitious mission to develop, initiate & implement
Sustainable Solutions for Water Resources Management in Bangalore.
Project is the first of its kind in the country. It involves not just the
issues relating to the BWSSB, but also to many other departments,
boards/agencies & organisation. It also involves the demand side of
Water Resources. To develop, initiate & implement better & more
efficient Water Resources Management in Bangalore, we need to first
understand the actual situation & issues relating to the Water
Resources Management in Bangalore. For this we need a set of reliable data
& information on the subject.
is a great deal of data & information that has been collected &
made available with the stakeholders. This should have been collected over
a period of the last 5 years. Our experience & understanding of the
domain shows that the studies conducted by different organisations are
relative to their respective fields of activities, ignoring many of the
relevant factors of influence.
Study would first try to compile all the data available with the various
organisations, and understand the inference that we get from this,
identify the gaps & holes in the data collected. We would be
undertaking an extensive Primary survey to fill the gaps and rectify any
errors in the compiled data.
Study would assist us in drafting a Draft Policy for the Government of
Karnataka, and to develop a set of Sustainable Solutions for Water
Resources Management in Bangalore, as well as prioritise our Plan to
implement the above.
should also be able to identify the suitable cleaner
technology/techniques that may be offered to the stakeholders for
This Study is expected to take about 6 months (from the date of initiation) for completion. The date of initiation would depend on the arrival of funds/grants from our sponsors/donors. We have approached a few organisations for this, viz., FKCCI, SAIL, KSPCB, Alliance to Save Energy (USA), Corporates, etc.
objective of this Programme is :
To develop a sustainable system for a better, more efficient Water
Resources Management for Bangalore.
To identify suitable cleaner technology/techniques that may be
offered to the stakeholders for implementation.
To assist us in
drafting a Draft Policy for the Government of Karnataka, and to develop a
set of Sustainable Solutions for Water objective (a.).
To develop a
knowledge bank/cross reference library for the benefit of interested
a) The Secondary Study would target the various stakeholders of the Water Resources, the Civic authorities, the Corporate, the Consumers (both domestic & commercial) and other Organisations & NGOs who have already conducted similar studies & are willing to share data/information.
b) The Primary Study would be classified into :
The Industrial Domain.
The Domestic Domain.
The Commercial Domain.
Other Demand Points.
addition to UNIDO-ICAMT & the 25/Bangalore Foundation, Project Agastya
shall consider Partnering with a few select organisations, viz.,
The Stakeholders of various stakeholders of the Water Resources in
Governments of India & Karnataka.
The World Bank/ Alliance to Save Energy (USA), other
bilateral/multilateral agencies, etc.
The IISc., IIM., other educational & Research Institutions.
CWC, KSPCB, SAIL, etc.
bodies/ Organisations willing to Partner in the Programme.
The above Proposal is only indicative, and could be modified after considering inputs from our other members & advisors.