Economy Bengaluru lakes on the verge of disappearing as urbanisation takes centre stage Updated : July 26, 2018 01:38 PM IST Metros like Bengaluru, once known for its expansive lakes, are set to face extreme water stress in the future. Bengaluru has seen its urban population grown several folds in the last 150 years and this population explosion has come with its own set of evils. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.