The World Bank has approved additional funds worth Rs 11.33 billion for three projects under the Karnataka urban water supply modernisation project. These are the 24×7 water supply project in Belgaum. The project aims to provide water to localities in all the 58 wards of the corporation, including unauthorised layouts. The 24×7 water supply project in Hubballi-Dharwad for construction of 67 wards in Hubballi and Dharwad is being implemented in three phases. Phase I of the project involving eight wards was a pilot project and was extended to 39 wards. The 24×7 water supply project in Kalaburagi/Gulbarga involves the construction of a 100 mld WTP at Salam Tekdi and a new clear water pumping station in Kalaburagi.