Chennai water crisis

Relief for parched Chennai as water train arrives from Jolarpet

2.5 million litres of water for parched Chennai reached Vilivakkam in Chennai on 12 July 2019. Jolarpet is 217 km away from Chennai in Tamil Nadu's Vellore district.

published on : 12th July 2019

Cauvery water train to head for Chennai after trial run of pipeline gets done

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami announced on June 21 that water would be ferried to quench the thirst of parched Chennai and sanctioned funds to the tune of Rs 65 crore.

published on : 10th July 2019

DMK protests against AIADMK over Chennai water crisis

In response to Chennai's worst water crisis, DMK held a protest against ruling AIADMK for not taking any major steps to solve the problem.

published on : 24th June 2019

Rain at last in bone-dry Chennai!

Many parts of the city began celebrating and twitter was flooded with rain videos. In a city reeling from its worst water crisis in 70 years, there couldn't have been any news more welcome.

published on : 20th June 2019

Where is our water, an anguished Chennai cries

An unforgiving summer is not helping Chennai - a city fast running out of water for its one crore residents. 

published on : 19th June 2019