The Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) has announced its contingency plans for the monsoon season. In a release, it has said that it has undertaken cleaning up of manholes from January this year by identifying those that get flooded during rain.
As many as 7,300 manholes have been cleaned so far. Many manholes that pose a threat to vehicle users have been repaired.
The release states that the board has 76 jetting machines to clean underground drains.
The BWSSB has also stationed its engineers at Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) control rooms during the night following a directive of BWSSB Chairman P.B. Ramamurthy. The board has lent its jetting machines to the BBMP.
The water board has started four control rooms in four locations of the city which will function 24 hours.
For any rain-related complaints, the following numbers can be contacted: C.J.F-Malleswaram: 22945240, Hosahalli: 22946186, Jayanagar: 22945150 and Indiranagar (HAL 2nd Stage): 22945163.