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Water Supply would be transferred to L&T for next 12 years from Monday

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The water supply department which is under the Karnataka Urban Water Supply and Drainage Board would be transferred to L&T which has won the contract for supply of water for the next 15 years.

The 24/7 drinking water project which was executed in 10 wards only will now be spread all over the city and will supply 85000 homes water 24/7.

currently the paper work of transferring the assets, man power is in progress and on March 15 the water supply would be handed over to L&T.

For the past 6-8 months the L&T team has been surveying and has completed the same and actual work would commence in April 2021.

L&T has won the contract for Design, Build, Operate, Maintain and Transfer of water supply systems in Belagavi. The projects are largely funded by the World Bank.

The projects aim to deliver a continuous pressurized water supply (24X7) to consumers and achieve target NRW (Non-Revenue Water) by reducing losses through the development of suitable water infrastructure and utility improvements.

The 24/7 Drinking Water Project was granted to Belagavi several years ago but had been canceled for various reasons.

Project Cost : 571.35 crore, with 12 years maintenance Rs.804.13

85000 home to be covered
Laying of the 900 Kms water pipeline work will be required

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0 thoughts on “Water Supply would be transferred to L&T for next 12 years from Monday”

  1. Good News, And congratulations to L&T for securing the contract of 24/7 water supply in Belgaum. Wish them success and a good working and water supply advise .

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    • Nice decision all the best….
      L&T will do their job at sincerely and it will be helpful to all community people….

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      • ತುಂಬಾ ಒಳ್ಳೆಯ ಕೆಲಸ.ಎಲ್ಲರಿಗೂ ನೀರು ಸರಬರಾಜು ಆಗಲಿ

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      • I think handing over essential services guaranteed by the Government to private agency in the name of efficiency and accountability reveals inability of government machinery and extra burden on consumers.

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  2. Very good News for Belagavi people, now at least L&T will look at the wastage of water happening in our Galli and Gutters…

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  3. L&T is a great well-known company for its expertise in various projects. their projects are appreciated in the world. I am happy to hear this news. l am sure that water project of Belgaum will be completed in time.

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  4. D most imp. connectivity to d north destinations. Especially Delhi, Agra,Lacknow n frm Punjab
    Business is activated. frm these places along wid tourisam. Admins, r prayed to think big in d interest of Belgaumitis. Thanx.

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  5. It would appear that since the Belagavi Administration has for all these years Unable to solve the drinking water problem & woes of the general public, it is now in a helpless solution of handing over the contract of water supply to a private firm as L&T. So give this scheme a try and Hope for the BEST…….

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  6. Good decision and implementation. All Govt Contract/ jobs should be awarded to professionally managed Public listed Companies so that accountability and efficiencies are maintained. All the best

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  7. LAST SO MANY YEARS BELGAVKAR ‘S ARE FACING
    DRINKING WATER PROBLEM AT LAST SOLUTION IS GIVEN TO L&T
    CO. HOPE THEY’LL GIVE THE BEST SERVICE TO BELGAUM CITY ..

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  8. Welcome L&T . Try to understand the customers first . Sort out their issues. Whole Belgaum will welcome if L& T bring in water discipline across Belgaum city and and not falling prey in politics. Belgaumites always welcomed sincere efforts.
    All the best and welcome again.

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  9. Welcome L&T, one of the top five construction companies in the world! We are now sure that water resources are going to be most efficiently managed, so that there will be enough water for every one, and no water is wasted. Belagavi will be blessed with surplus water!

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