Cooum River

NGT panel visits Cooum, due to submit report on Friday

The committee was formed based on a petition by MR Thiyagarajan.

published on : 8th October 2021

Can Singapore model save Cooum river?

The Cooum has often drawn comparisons with the Singapore River over the past couple of decades, with both having faced similar issues. 

published on : 29th September 2021

TNIE impact: NGT panel to probe illegal sand mining on Cooum river bank

The Southern Bench of the National Green Tribunal on Wednesday constituted a committee to look into the illegal sand mining from the Cooum river close to the Marina in Chennai.

published on : 16th September 2021

Now, MNM flags illegal sand mining from Cooum river

Mentioning the TNIE exposé, the statement said, “The biggest concern is that this sea sand is not suitable for construction, and experts have said buildings constructed with it would collapse.

published on : 10th September 2021

Cooum stretch left unattended, raises flood risk

When TNIE visited this stretch of Cooum, located in the western parts of Chennai, on Tuesday, the green bed of water hyacinth had took over around 400 metre of the river.

published on : 8th September 2021

Tender for mass plantation along Cooum by CRRT cancelled

Project dropped as work on the Port-Maduravoyal Expressway along Cooum river is set to begin soon; there were also concerns over the project’s implementation

published on : 9th August 2021

Man jumps into Cooum river in suicide attempt, rescued by police

A 31-year-old man who jumped from the Napier Bridge to end his life due to chronic illness was rescued by a police team from the Anna Square police station after an hour-long battle. 

published on : 24th July 2021

Some progress in Cooum, none in Adyar, says NGT

The tribunal had taken suo motu cognisance of a news report published in October 2013 and issued an order on Wednesday.

published on : 12th July 2021