Regular dredging is aimed at bettering tidal wave action and draining more river water into the sea — Photo G. Krishnaswamy
Action taken following complaints of increased mosquito menace from residents living near rivers » 1 comment
The upcoming plant at Tambaram is one of the facilities that will treat sewage generated from the city and its fringes. Photo: M. Srinath

Metrowater looks to plug sewage flow into waterways

Of the 337 outfalls into the Cooum, Adyar and Buckingham canal, work has begun on 179 »
As many as 5,000 households have encroached on the Buckingham Canal. Photo: R. Ravindran

Resettlement of slums hinders flood control

Resettlement of slums on the seven-km-long central Buckingham Canal between Cooum and Adyar has emerged as a stumbling block to flood-preparedness. At the third meeting of the flood relief... »

Work on diversion channel begins at Koyambedu

The 2,200-metre-long channel, with a changed design, will divert excess water from Virugambakkam-Arumbakkam canal to Cooum river » 1 comment

Missing two-year-old’s body found in Cooum

A two-year-old boy who went missing from outside his house in Atthoram in Thousand Lights on Tuesday morning was found dead in the nearby Cooum river on Wednesday afternoon. The police s... »
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