The groundwater-surface water space is laden with many laws which focus on water quality, the zoning regulations, the punishments and fines, the registration of borewell, etc. This page is an attempt to provide all the known information-governing laws, reports and we would keep this updating as and when we come across anything new.
Lake Series Maps: Bangalore has a unique topography which contributes to the cascading lake system or tank system where the tanks are interconnected and overflow from the upstream tank discharges into downstream one till it reaches the lower most point. There are 6 such series of tanks and this link will take you to those lake series details.
List of Lakes/Tanks in Bangalore and their jurisdiction: The list elaborates on lakes under BBMP, BDA, LDA, Karnataka Forest department, Minor irrigation.
Revenue Maps, Encroachment maps: The link provides details about different tanks in Bangalore, their area, encroachment details. The website also has maps of villages. There is also a provision given to download the maps. If one is looking for any particular detail, after sharing phone number and latitude/longitude, the details would be made available on your phone.
Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India Performance audit on Conservation and Ecological restoration of Lakes under the jurisdiction of Lake Development Authority and Urban Local Bodies on 29-06-2015: A Performance audit on “Conservation and Ecological restoration of Lakes under the jurisdiction of Lake Development Authority and Urban Local Bodies” was conducted to assess the effectiveness of the initiatives taken by various agencies involved in conservation and rejuvenation of the lakes in urban and semi-urban areas.