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What is the problem with lakes in Bangalore: Executive Summary
-Lake problems are closely related to changing lake functions over time. -Lakes are polluted by domestic sewage and industrial effluents; so, they no longer support functioning ecosystems or water for human use. -Lakes are drying because they are increasingly disconnected from stormwater channels. -Lakes have reduced ability to buffer floods because they are perennially full due to sewage inflows and stormwater drains have been significantly modified. -Lakes continue to face problems for various reasons, but a major driver is that the purpose of the lakes in the urban context is not agreed upon.
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