Let out by residents living along banks and even government agencies

Buckingham Canal is the most polluted of the three major waterways in the city with nearly 60 per cent of the estimated 55 million litres of untreated sewage being let into it daily, including by Chennai Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board.

The volume of Krishna water at State border may increase
The Poondi reservoir, the prime storage point for Chennai's drinking water needs, has so far received a steady inflow of Krishna water from Andhra Pradesh since Friday morning, sufficient for the city's supply for two days.

Officials of the Water Resources Department said on Monday that the State's entry point of the Kandaleru Poondi can

Awaits TANGEDCO approval to supply electricity
CHENNAI: The bio-methanation plant at Koyambedu, which remained dysfunctional for over two years, is all set to generate power from vegetable and fruit waste collected from the wholesale market.
The plant, which is operating for the past two months, is awaiting Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation's (TANGEDCO) approval to supply electr

Officials of both States to discuss date of water release
CHENNAI: A team of officials from the Water Resources Department and Chennai Metrowater visited their counterparts in Hyderabad on Monday to discuss the date of water release from the Kandaleru reservoir in Andhra Pradesh to Chennai.

According to sources in the WRD, a three-member team visited the neighbouring State following the order