KSNDMC to install sensors to alert danger mark in stormwater drains in Bengaluru

With the rainy season set in, the Karnataka State Natural Disaster Monitoring Centre (KSNDMC) is planning to install sensors to alert danger marks in stormwater drains in Bengaluru.

According to KSNDMC, the sensors will be solar-powered and will transmit real-time information on the water level in the stormwater drains to the city’s civic body, Bruhath Bengaluru Mahnagaera Palkie (BBMP) to take further action.

On a pilot basis along with the collaboration with the Indian Institute of Science (IISc.), Bengaluru, KSNDMC has already installed 28 sensors in the city which includes Vrishabhavathi valley, Hebbal valley and Koramangala valley.

Speaking to Indianexpress.com, a senior officer from the KSNDMC said, “This sensor system will issue a warning when the water level…


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