For the past two months, the North Thirumullavoyal Village Association has been supplying water from a 100-ft borewell to 800 families.
16 hours ago
New sources can provide 50 million litres per day for 120 days and are likely to be tapped once pumping stops at Sikkarayapuram
25 Jun 2019
Fayaz Ali, a committee member of a mosque in Choolaimedu, had never thought he would ask people to wash their hands and legs at home before coming to the mosque to offer their prayers.
21 Jun 2019
During Ramzan, some mosques put up boards asking devotees to cleanse at home
20 Jun 2019
Rain Centre said 52 out of their 88 observation wells had no water even at 30 feet, with Chetpet, Koyambedu, Vadapalani and Mylapore among the most parched.
19 Jun 2019
Associations of restaurants and water suppliers to meet minister SP Velumani today, seek permission to draw water from agri wells
17 Jun 2019
With heat waves prevalent across the state and South West monsoon yet to bring any relief, the declining trend of groundwater levels continues steadily.
16 Jun 2019
North Chennai has the luxury of receiving Metro Water regularly, but it comes with a price. A price that burdens the fishermen in the area, already reeling from the two-month fishing ban
15 Jun 2019
Metro Water loses 40 per cent of its total supply during transportation. The department plans to decentralise the system and introduce mini treatment plants to ensure all core areas receive water
15 Jun 2019
Between April and May, groundwater level in dist went down by 0.05 metres
12 Jun 2019
Construction waste deposited illegally eroding quarry’s waterbed
11 Jun 2019
Three of the 13 lakes identified by Metro Water as additional drinking water sources for the city have been set aside for bio-remediation as they are highly polluted.
10 Jun 2019
At Red Hills, officials on Sunday said there was only 3 mcft of water left and that would only last four more days.
03 Jun 2019
Empty tanks and dry taps push hostel owners out of business. Unhygienic conditions force female
hostellers to shift to PG accommodation; operators float drastic plans as crisis compounds
01 Jun 2019
Construction to start in Nemmeli; for plant in Perur, consultant to be hired by July
31 May 2019