Chennaiite stresses the importance of rainwater harvesting

“Plastering of pavements may be reduced so that the water will penetrate the soil. All of us must take initiative to introduce RWH system in our buildings and store water when it is available and use the same during summer,” says Rajarethinam, a resident of Porur. Continue Reading

Members of Veeraraghavan Lake Protection Committee help clean waterbodies

Socially-active residents of Lakshmipuram in Chrompet, have formed a group called Veeraraghavan Lake Protection Committee, with the motto of cleaning the waterbody. Continue Reading

Assn in Chitlapakkam launches project for constructing RWH pits

The fact that the water crisis had made the members think about conservation by digging such pits across the locality, with the support of the parent association. Continue Reading

Social activist in Valasaravakkam creates awareness on RWH

With water crisis plaguing the city, residents are worried about groundwater sources and reservoirs drying up. It has become a common sight to see residents waiting with buckets and pots in long queues near a water tanker. Continue Reading

Rs 3 crore worth drinking water supply projects inaugurated in Chennai

Municipal Administration Minister S P Velumani recently inaugurated Rs 3 crore worth drinking water supply projects for Madambakkam and Chitlapakkam Town Panchayats, along with treatment plants to draw from stone quarries, for Pammal and Anakaputhur Municipalities. Continue Reading

Puzhuthivakkam residents suffer maximum due to water woes

Residents of Puzhuthivakkam, Chennai, are facing severe water crisis as ground water has gone completely dry. With Metro Water services coming to a near halt in the neighbourhood, the most affected are the people from lower economic strata, state residents.
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TN CM Palaniswami welcomes Kerala’s water offer

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Friday urged his Kerala counterpart Pinarayi Vijayan to extend cooperation to store water to the full level in the Mullaperiyar dam. Continue Reading

‘News Today’ looks at water management in RGGGH, Kilpauk

While the entire city is grappling with water scarcity, the two prominent, tertiary government hospitals – Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital and Kilpauk Medical College and Hospital seem to manage well. Continue Reading