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Clean Cooum? Report Card: Fail
New Indian Express

Clean Cooum? Report Card: Fail

CHENNAI: The Cooum River originates in the neighbouring district of Tiruvallur, at its namesake village, and runs a course of roughly 70 km before joining the Bay of Bengal on the eastern coast. A significant part runs through Chennai. It has often ... New Indian Express, 1 day ago
Haunted by Shadow of Bonded Labour New Indian Express, 1 day ago
New Indian Express

A ‘floating’ dam to clean Chennai’s sorrow

Bengaluru-based AlphaMERS has developed a barrier that helps the Chennai Corporation clear the rubbish in the Cooum river
 Business Line1 day ago Filtering OUT the Filth for a Cleaner Cooum  New Indian Express1 week ago
The Hindu

Review plea against penalty for polluting Cooum river rejected

The National Green Tribunal’s Southern Bench here has rejected a review application filed by the Dr MGR group of institutions challenging the imposition of a penalty of Rs. 40 lakh for polluting the C...
 The Hindu1 week ago

Plugging illegal sewage lines vital, says conservationist

If restored, the Adyar, along with the Cooum and Kosasthalaiyar rivers, could prevent heat levels from rising out of control. The riverine ecosystems can also stabilise the city's groundwater table, say experts. Infested with solid and liquid waste, the Adyar ...
 Times of India3 weeks ago
The Hindu

An ongoing struggle with untreated sewage

Poonamallee Municipality does not have a proper drainage system and often lets sewage into Cooum river. For several years now, Poonamallee Municipality has been struggling to dispose of sewage and often lets untreated sewage into the Cooum ...
 The Hindu2 months ago

Life through a pinhole

To celebrate World Pinhole Photography Day, artiste Pa Madhavan organised a workshop and photo walk along the Cooum It's a hot Sunday afternoon and the city almost seems like a ghost town. Not a leaf stirs, and even the dogs have made a beeline ...
 The Hindu3 days ago
The Hindu

Tapping into the unpolluted Cooum

A check dam is being built near Putlur in Tiruvallur district to prevent wastage of floodwater To save resources in the unpolluted stretch of Cooum river, Water Resources Department (WRD) is building a check dam near Putlur, located nearly 25 km ...
 The Hindu1 month ago

NGT won't stop flow of treated sewage into Cooum

Green Tribunal refuses to halt laying of pipelines for sewerage project The National Green Tribunal's (NGT) Southern Bench here has declined to stop authorities from laying of underground pipelines for a project to let out sewage into the Cooum ...
 The Hindu2 weeks ago

Plastic waste in rivers a threat, caution experts

Chennai: The city's waterways are being choked by plastic waste that is likely to poison marine life and in turn enter our food chain, causing severe health problems, warn experts. The state has banned use of plastic below 40 microns thickness but ...
 Times of India3 weeks ago

Green panel fines university Rs 40L for polluting Cooum

The Southern bench of the National Green Tribunal has fined Dr MGR University Rs 40 lakh for discharging sewage into the River Cooum.
 Times of India1 month ago
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