Delayed stormwater drains work, a cause for concern

"In mid-July, the government started stormwater drain works on interior roads of ward 44 in Avadi Municipality.

published on : 19th November 2020

Uncovered stormwater drains worry residents of Chitlapakkam

Activists also said that the storm water drains are supposed to carry rain water but they only carry sewage as the town panchayat lacks an underground sewage system.

published on : 13th October 2020

Open drains in Hyderabad to be covered with slabs, says Mayor Bonthu Rammohan

As per the directions of Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao and MAUD Minister KT Rama Rao, the GHMC is preparing a detailed action plan to complete the nala covering work in two months.

published on : 23rd September 2020

Asian Development Bank to help protect North Chennai from floods by funding storm water drains

The proposed project aims to address many of the root causes of floods in the city through construction of flood management assets in the Kosasthalaiyar basin

published on : 3rd September 2020

Under cover of lockdown, private tankers dump sewage into storm water drains in Chennai

The private tankers are supposed to only discharge the waste in sewage treatment plants and not release it in the open anywhere. However, such rules have never been followed.

published on : 24th August 2020

CRMP agencies to remodel drains: GHMC

Of these, 15-20 SWDs fall under CRMP control and will be handed over to the agencies to remodel the chronic SWD drains before monsoon.

published on : 12th May 2020

Plastic waste chokes Silk City drains

The city’s sanitation has gone for a toss as most of the drains are choked with polythene and plastic in spite of the ban imposed on use of such materials since last year.

published on : 13th February 2020

Residents in dire straits as stormwater floods houses in Tripunithura

According to residents, their houses became flooded when builders of an apartment complex blocked a canal flowing through their premises.

published on : 8th July 2019

Drains cleared to cure water-logging woes

The special team visited the water-logging site after a meeting among BMC, BDA and NHAI officials.

published on : 5th July 2018