Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board: Water Supply System Key Figures

Present Supply from Cauvery source
1350 MLD
Present population served8.5 Millions
Area of water supply served570 sq. kms
House service connections8.65 lakhs
Total length of water supply pipelines8,746 kms
Pipe diameters??? range100 to 1800 mm
Number of Ground Level Reservoirs57 ( 885 ML)
Number of Over Head Tanks36 (33 ML)
Booster pumping stations62 nos
Public taps providing free water7,477 nos
Water tanker lorries62 nos
Quantity of water supplied/month42,200 ML
Average per capita consumption65 L/day
Average cost of water28 Rs/kL
The table features the main characteristics of Bangalore’s water supply system managed by the Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) responsible for providing water supply to BBMP area of 800 sq. km.
License:CC BY-SA 2.5 IN: Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.5 India
Notes:Consulted on February 16th, 2017.

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