Chennaiites collect, store metro water in barrels placed outside their houses

A walk through the streets of Bharathipuram, Chennai, will ensure that one’s attention is moved to the huge blue barrels placed outside the homes here. These large containers are apparently used to collect and save Metro water that is supplied once in ten days to this locality. Continue Reading

Chitlapakkam residents to implement RWH in parks

Conserving water has been on the top of the priority list of the residents of Chitlapakkam. They were the front runners in lake restoration, and seeing the work being carried out in the Chitlapakkam lake, it motivated several people in and around the area to preserve many other waterbodies in the neighbourhood. Continue Reading

Second train carrying water to Chennai leaves Jolarpettai

To manage the water needs of Chennai, another train with 50 wagons ferrying 25 lakh litre water chugged off from Jolarpettai railway station this morning. Starting from today, the city would have two trains engaged for supplying water. Continue Reading

Residents join hands to restore lakes at Rajakilpakkam, Vengaivasal

With the neighbourhood reeling under acute water shortage, residents have shifted their focus to the restoration of waterbodies in the locality. Work has already commenced at a few lakes, with the ones in Rajakilpakkam and Vengaivasal all set to get a new lease of life. Continue Reading

Train carrying water from Jolarpettai reaches Chennai

Chennaiites have a reason to rejoice as the train from Jolarpettai, Vellore, carrying 2.5 million litres of water reached the filling station at the Integral Coach Factory Yard in Villivakkam yesterday afternoon. The water will reportedly be pumped to Kilpauk water works to be treated from where it will later be distributed to the rest of the city. Continue Reading