High alert as Cyclone Nivar inches close to Chennai, heavy rains across TN

The severe cyclonic storm ‘Nivar’ over southwest Bay of Bengal moved west-northwestwards with a speed of seven kmph during past six hours and lay centred over southwest Bay of Bengal about 290 km east-southeast of Cuddalore, about 300 km east southeast of Puducherry and 350 km south southeast of Chennai. Continue Reading

Nesapakkam treatment plant to recycle waste water for residential purpose

As the monsoon failed this season, Chennai will face water scarcity in the coming days. To tackle the crisis, Metrowater plans to use tertiary treated waste water for city water supply on a trial basis. Continue Reading

CCTV cameras to be installed to bring Cooum under surveillance

To monitor and curb the illegal dumping of construction debris along Cooum, the Greater Chennai Corporation will install cameras at various places in the neighbourhood along the river bank. Last year it was reported that more than 86,000 tonnes of construction debris have been found dumped along the river Continue Reading