This year, there may not be a water shortage in the city in the coming months too, thanks to the northeast monsoon in 2019 and the release of Krishna water from neighbouring Andhra Pradesh.
In many big lakes, contamination of sewage and encroachment by illegal buildings still continue to thrive.
A senior corporation official said 72 water bodies have been fully restored and the remaining will be completed by the end of this month.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami had ordered the supply of Cauvery water from Jolarpet in June and sanctioned Rs. 65 crore.