Tag: Chennai’s water scarcity
Water Recycling – Need of the Hour
With all the water scarcity the city faces, why is recycling not being attempted?
After Cape Town, will it be Chennai?
Earlier this year Cape Town came precariously close to Day Zero, when taps ran dry. Has Chennai already crossed this point?
The thirsty IT corridor
The story is repeating itself. Chennai’s water scarcity is hitting the roof. And the IT corridor is feeling the brunt of it first.
Whose water is it anyway?
With yet another poor monsoon, Chennai is looking to surrounding villages for water and they are protesting.
The rain dance
Continued from here.. Writing in this reminiscent vein, The Man from Madras Musings is also reminded of various attempts at bringing rain to the city. The year that saw the hand pump arrive at MMM household was a particularly bad one and it was even rumoured that the city would be evacuated. Then came the…
The pump that stayed put
Remembering the time when hand pumps made their appearance in Madras bungalows…
Where is the water? And why is rainwater harvesting forgotten?
In an alarming repeat of what happened in 2004 and several years before that, the water supply in the city is vast depleting. Thanks to a poor monsoon last year, an exploding population and scant regard to water bodies in the city, Chennai is facing the prospect of a parched summer and even a few…
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