ENVIS Technical Report: 116,  April 2017

Bellandur and Varthur Lakes Rejuvenation Blueprint

Ramachandra T.V.              Durga Madhab Mahapatra           Vinay S             Sincy V             Asulabha K S            Sudarshan P. Bhat             Bharath H. Aithal

Energy and Wetlands Research Group, Centre for Ecological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore – 560012, India.
*Corresponding author: cestvr@ces.iisc.ernet.in

The restoration and conservation strategies has to be implemented for maintaining the ecological health of aquatic ecosystems, aquatic biodiversity in the region, inter-connectivity among lakes, preserve its physical integrity (shorelines, banks and bottom configurations) and water quality to support healthy riparian, aquatic and wetland ecosystems. The regular monitoring of water bodies and public awareness will help in developing appropriate conservation and management strategies.