Commercial, Industrial and Institutional Water Use in Bangalore

Urbanisation and rapid growth have increased freshwater demand in Bangalore city. The city’s water needs are met through piped water supply from the Cauvery river and local
groundwater. Although the largest demand is for meeting domestic needs, the Commercial, Industrial and Institutional (CII) water demand is not only significant but also important to consider in the context of freshwater resource scarcity, and increasing water demand.

Environment and Development Discussion Paper No. 4 June 2021