Chalakudy needs flood mitigation, not dams

State govt decision to revive Athirappilly hydel power project adds to the fear of residents living on the river basin.

published on : 11th June 2020

Kerala floods one month after: Poringalkuthu reservoir filled to the brim

KSEB officers say the Poringalkuthu reservoir - built across the Chalakudy river in 1957 and generating 52 MW hydel powder - can carry only 32 MCM of water.     

published on : 19th September 2018

Kerala: Chalakudy river takes ‘young’ route to sustenance

Amid alarms of drought, a revolution is progressively taking shape along the length and breadth of Kerala to conserve its major rivers and wetlands.

published on : 29th April 2018