S P Velumani appeals to TN people to take up #rainwaterchallenge

With parts of Tamilnadu including Chennai facing a water crisis, State municipal administration minister S P Velumani on Tuesday urged people of the state to take up the ‘rainwater challenge’, as he appealed to celebrities and volunteers to spread the word. Continue Reading

Chennaiite talks about how to successfully harvest rainwater

Though the harvesting system was made compulsory in the State more than a decade ago, people in general believe it is a tedious and a pricey process. However, Dr Parthasarathy, a resident of Madipakkam, says otherwise. Continue Reading

Ambattur residents speak about issues surrounding storing rain water

Many low-lying areas of the neighbourhood saw waterlogging even with brief spells of rain. With the storm water drain construction yet to be completed in many parts, this time too, rainwater might go untapped, said residents. Continue Reading

Water scarcity: TN seeks Rs 1,000 cr from Centre

The Tamilnadu government on Friday sought a special package of Rs 1,000 crore from the Centre to tackle the acute water crisis in the State on the lines of allocation made to Maharashtra. Continue Reading

A look at technology that helps face water crisis

With severe water crisis plaguing the city for the past several weeks, residents are left facing dire situations. Some are forced to chase Metrowater tankers for their daily needs. Solutions are being sort after to over come this major issue. In this article, News Today complies a list of prominent solutions that have always favoured citizens. Continue Reading

Residents upset over poor condition of water resources at Porur

Neighbourhood residents are mourning as the plight of Porur lake has worsened this summer. What served a major water resource for the entire Chennai once is now reeling under severe drought condition. Continue Reading

A few creating false image as if Chennai facing acute crisis: Velumani

Municipal Administration Minister S P Velumani said a few people are creating a false image that Chennai is facing acute water scarcity. Addressing mediapersons after a review meeting about the water crisis, he said no hotels have so far been shut down due to water scarcity. Continue Reading

Water crisis: Stalin demands S P Velumani’s resignation

Chennai is reeling under sever water crisis for a long time now. Borewells and lakes have dried up. Slamming the Municipal Administration Minister S P Velumani for the crisis, Stalin demanded the AIADMK leader’s resignation. Continue Reading