If you are all set to dig a bore well on your site, better read the guidelines issued by the Central Ground Water Authority (CGWA) in Bangalore Urban and Rural districts before you start. The first case against a citizen has been filed two years after the guidelines came into force.
» Upto seven years in jail for noncompliance even after punishment
» Only one well in one compound
» The diameter of the well not to exceed 100 mm
» Capacity of the pump not to exceed 1HP
» Water to be used only for drinking and domestic purposes
» Rainwater harvesting system must on the premises