Flood mitigation

Flood mitigation: Study begins to build surplus channels in Adyar basin

As part of flood mitigation work, the Water Resources Department (WRD) is preparing a detailed project report to build additional water channels in Adyar and Kovalam sub-basins. 

published on : 31st December 2022

Water projects to help Chennai city save 22tmcft to complete flood mitigation works

Chennai needs at least one tmcft of water every month for its drinking water needs and 22tmcft of water may be enough to meet the city’s two-year requirement.  

published on : 6th June 2022

Tamil Nadu government allocates Rs 392.16 crore for flood mitigation works in Chennai, 13 districts

During November and December 2020, Nivar and Burevi cyclones had caused extensive damage to minor bridges, culverts and drains.

published on : 30th May 2022

Rs 184 crore allocated for flood mitigation in Chennai, Chengalpattu districts

This follows the recommendations made by a high-level committee headed by retired IAS officer V Thiruppugazh to the government a few months ago.

published on : 21st May 2022