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Oct 22, 2017
Could emulating China's 'sponge cities' help prevent the worst of flooding in urban India?Cities in India, with their impermeable surfaces, blocked drains, and rampant construction on lake beds and other water bodies, have metamorphosed into water-resistant barriers, prone to flooding.
Aug 17, 2017
Bengaluru floods a 'man-made' disaster: City needs rainwater harvesting, citizen participation, says water activistLooking to understand the real reasons behind Bengaluru floods, Firstpost spoke to noted water activist Vishwanath Srikantaiah.
Aug 17, 2017
Bengaluru floods: Unchecked urbanisation, pollution led to heavy rains that caused delugeHeavy rains led to flooding in several parts of Bengaluru, after which drainage water entered the houses in low-lying areas.
Jul 29, 2016
Bengaluru rains: City's transformation into 'Venice' reveals its civic messIf Bengaluru sees even half the rainfall that Chennai saw in December last year, the city would sink. Because Bengaluru, bursting at the seams, has not quite paid attention to keeping itself fit, thanks to the enormous amount of unregulated construction it sees.