Rejuvenation of lake pays off


De-silted Guntur lake comes back to life

A sheet of water was seen at the Guntur Lake in Chengalpattu, thanks to the recent rain. It was learnt that the lake was able to retain some rainwater on its bed due to the rejuvenation work taken up by a Corporate company, a few months ago. The company had desilted the tank bed and also strengthened the lake bund.

According to social activist and native of Chengalpattu E.Subramanian the lake, which served as a reliable water source to the town 4 decades ago, had lost its importance owing to unplanned urbanisation.................Read more

 

Source: The Hindu


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