Puttenahalli lake under threat
Part of: GS Prelims – Environment and GS Mains III- Conservation
- Puttenahalli lake is a small, restored freshwater lake located in Bangalore.
- The primary water sources are rain and surface water diverted to the lake through channels.
- The lake is currently maintained by Puttenahalli Neighbourhood Lake Improvement Trust (PNLIT)
- The lake was on the brink of extinction, but due to the efforts of PNLIT, is now a haven for bird-watchers and on its way to being completely restored.