Bengaluru, June 22-A delegation of elected representatives from Kolar district met Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa and discussed about the progress of K.C. Valley and Yettinahole projects.
Under K.C. Valley project, 400 MLD treated water has to be released. But only 284 MLD treated water is being received from Bengaluru. It was observed in the meeting that rain water is wasted in the city. Therefore Chief Minister directed BWSSB to take steps to check this and make this water available for treatment.
He also directed officials to step up the treatment capacity of STPs.
On this occasion, Chief Minister also assured the delegation that the Yettinahole works would be expedited by removing hurdles in land acquisition.
Water Resources Minister Ramesh Jarkiholi, Minor Irrigation Minister J.C. Madhuswamy, Excise and Kolar district in charge minister K. Nagesh, Loksabha Member S. Muniswamy, Former Speaker of legislative assembly K.R. Ramesh Kumar and other legislators, senior officers of the Government were present.