Vadapalani residents ask better stormwater drains, roads for monsoon

With rains lashing city for the past few days, the Meteorological Department announced the onset of North-East monsoon this week across Tamilnadu. Residents in the neighbourhood are in hopes of a beneficial season. Resident Welfare Associations have taken steps to rope in rainwater harvesting systems in their homes while some activists continue to promote the cause of saving water. Continue Reading

Chennai NGO holds awareness camp on RWH & disaster management

Shabnam Resources, an organisation located at Kodambakkam, which works towards environment conservation, conducted an awareness programme on rainwater harvesting and disaster preparedness recently. 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

HC asks Chennai Corporation to submit files on integrated SWDs

The city corporation was yesterday ordered by the Madras High Court to produce all files on the government order granting Rs 1,101.43 crore under World Bank funding to construct an integrated stormwater drain. 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