Counter affidavit by the Municipal Commissioner, Maraimalai Nagar Municipality, Chengalpattu, Tamil Nadu. The matter related to pollution of Guduvancheri lake. A newspaper report had said that sewage from households in Nadivaram - Guduvancheri town panchayats and Maraimaalai Nagar Municipality was being discharged in the lake, apart from effluents from private hospitals and clinics in that area.

Works to rejuvenate polluted Kolavoy lake to be taken up under Central plan

After several years of negligence, the much-abused Kolavoy lake, one of the largest water bodies in Kancheepuram district, might soon be rejuvenated. The lake, also known as Chengalpattu lake, will be the first water body in the Chennai region to get a new lease of life under the National Lake Conservation Plan (NLCP) of the Union ministry of forests and environment.

Water Resources Department attempts to rejuvenate contaminated waterbody under National Lake Conservation Plan

To infuse life into polluted lakes around the city, the Water Resources Department (WRD) has recently submitted a proposal to the Ministry of Environment and Forests to restore these water bodies under the National Lake Conservation Plan (NLCP). The NLCP’s objective is to rejuvenate urban and semi-urban lakes that have been polluted by the release of sewage into them.

Nearly four decades after the State government had acquired land for expanding the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at the Sriharikota Range (SHAR), near Chennai, the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Cou

TAMBARAM: The Department of Municipal Administration and Water Supply has put in place a novel initiative to recycle plastic waste and in the process earn a little money.

Under the project, plastic waste such as cups, sheets, use-and-throw polythene bags among many others generated from 10 municipalities in the Kancheepuram district are collected, stored and then sold in an auction.