‘Well-maintained tanks can bail out city’

Proposal by experts identifies 1,350 tanks in Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur districts for upkeep

As many as 3,600 tanks in Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur districts, if properly preserved and networked, can provide five times the quantum of water that Chennai requires in normal times.

The estimated water that could then be harnessed through the tanks will be about 80,000 million cubic feet (TMC), according to a proposal mooted by veteran water expert S. Janakarajan...............Read more


Source: The Hindu

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