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Lake Catchment area protection


Lake Catchment area protection

GO 86: Restrictions of building activity in vicinity of certain areas:
(a) No building/ development activity shall be allowed in the bed of water bodies like river, or nala, and in the Full Tank Level (FTL) of any lake, pond, cheruvu or kunta / shikam lands.
(b) The above water bodies and courses shall be maintained as recreational/Green buffer zone, and no building activity other than recreational use shall be carried out within:
(i) 30 meters from the boundary of Lakes of area 10 Ha and above
• 9 meters from the boundary of lakes of area less than 10 Ha / kuntas / shikam lands;
• 9 meters from the boundaries of Canal, Vagu, etc.
• 2 meters from the defined boundary of Nala
The above shall be in addition to the mandatory setbacks. Unless and otherwise stated, the area and the Full Tank Level (FTL) of a lake / kunta shall be reckoned as measured or given in the Survey of India topographical maps/Irrigation Dept.
G.O. 111: Protection of Catchment area of Osmansagar and Himayatsagar lakes
The GO 111 stringently restricts construction within 10 km radius of two lakes, Himayat Sagar and Osman Sagar, the erstwhile drinking water sources of the twin cities. The G.O. prohibits various developments within 10 km catchment area of the lakes covering 84 villages. Apart from prohibiting polluting industries, major hotels, residential colonies or other establishments that generate pollution in the catchment of the lakes, various other measures were stipulated in respect of residential developments