Illegal water connections disabled – BWSSB

Pramesh S Jain

The team formed by Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) to detect the meter-bypassed water connections, recently detected 1,436 such connections from CE East Zone and 2,388 connections from CE West Zone.

The consumers have been penalised.Total 3774 connections were disconnected and penalized those consumers and Back billing is also being done.

BWSSB in a release said legal action would be initiated against consumers who draw meter-bypassed connections which is illegal. The team, which noticed difference in the water consumption of consumers based on their monthly average, inspected the lines during the supply hours, and the illegal connections were disabled,So consumers are requested not to involve in such illegal things the release said.