Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board: Sewerage System Key Figures

Total length of sewer system
6,800 Kms
Number of manholes2.25 lakhs
Sanitary house service connections9 lakhs
Number of sewer cleaning combination (Jetting & Sucking machines) for cleaning & maintaining of sewer system125 nos
Total no. of desilting machines6 nos
Sewerage network Laterals (< 300 mm dia)3367 Kms
Trunk Sewers (>300 mm dia) ??? 302 Kms Number of plants14
Sewage generation1400 MLD
Sewage treatment capacity721 MLD
Average treatment520 MLD
The table features the main characteristics of Bangalore’s sewerage system managed by the Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) responsible for the BBMP area of 800 sq. km.
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Notes:Consulted on February 16th, 2017.

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