Metro water

Metro water portal to be upgraded soon in Chennai

A senior CMWSSB official told TNIE that a portal had been launched in 2019 to provide new connections to buildings up to three floors.

published on : 28th December 2022

Sikkarayapuram quarry to supply water to Chennai in the summer

The water is likely to reach the treatment plant before being pumped into Chembarambakkam lake,” the official added.

published on : 21st December 2022

Perambur Barracks Road caves in after 20-ft pipeline bursts

A part of the Perambur Barracks road near Astabujam road junction caved in on Saturday night due to the breakage of an underground metro water pipeline.

published on : 28th November 2022

Pulianthope goes without water supply for a month

As of 11 October, work is being undertaken by metro water to repair and replace the pipes while the stormwater drain work is around 95% complete.

published on : 12th October 2022

NHAI and Chennai Metro Water spar over work on PH Road

An auto driver said even stormwater drains get clogged because of the shoddy work leading to inundation.

published on : 3rd July 2022

Chennai got 1,000 MLD water supply for past nine months

The reservoirs received good inflow during Cyclone Nivar last year and due to intermittent rains after that and the combined water level of these reservoirs last year was 6.8 tmcft.

published on : 13th June 2022

Damaged roads lay traps for Mugalivakkam residents

“The area still does not have piped water. Yet the very same department has been wrecking our nerves.

published on : 6th June 2022

Chennai's Ambattur lake dying a slow death due to pollution

According to Metro Water sources, in Ambattur area, groundwater pollution is highest near the lake and they constantly receive complaints from the area.

published on : 3rd June 2022

Temporary Chennai Metro Water staff not paid?

Temporary employees of the Chennai Metro Water Board, who returned to work post the 10-day protest alleged that the contractors have still not paid their April month salary.

published on : 28th May 2022

Chennai Metro Water employees’ stir tapers off

Only a handful of Metro Water temporary employees continued to protest on Wednesday.

published on : 26th May 2022

Chennai Metro Water temporary staff continue stir

The protesters alleged that the contractors threatened to fire them if they refused to call off the strike and returned to work.

published on : 21st May 2022