Chennai water crisis

Train carrying 2.5 million litres of water reaches Chennai from Vellore

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami had earlier announced mitigating Chennai's water woes by getting drinking water supplied from Jolarpettai with an allocation of Rs 65 crore.

Jul 12, 2019, 20:45 PM IST

Special train carrying 2.5 million litres of water set to arrive in drought-hit Chennai today

The  special 50 wagon train carrying water from Tamil Nadu's Vellore district will reach Chennai on Friday afternoon.

Jul 12, 2019, 09:40 AM IST

Deshhit: Either choose water conservation now or starve for it later

Water, no doubt, is one of the most precious gifts to the mankind. It is the most essential component of life and a vital for their sustenance. But today, sorrowfully, India is passing through a very tough situation in this regard. About half of India is facing even drinking water crisis with Chennai and Bengaluru and some other cities.

Jul 02, 2019, 21:50 PM IST

Chennai restaurants avoid plates to save water, serve food on banana leaves

The rains may have provided temporary relief, but the city's water crisis is far from over.

Jun 28, 2019, 14:54 PM IST

Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami lays foundation for desalination plant amid water crisis

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami Thursday laid the foundation stone for a Rs 1,259 crore seawater desalination plant in neighbouring Kancheepuram district, making it the third such unit that would address the city's drinking water supply needs.

Jun 27, 2019, 13:36 PM IST

DMK takes protests to the streets as Chennai's water woes persist

DMK's TR Baalu also gave notice in Lok Sabha over the prevailing water crisis in the state.

Jun 24, 2019, 10:21 AM IST

Deshhit: Watch top 5 questions raised on important issues

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Jun 21, 2019, 20:34 PM IST

Tamil Nadu CM Edappadi K Palaniswami takes steps to tackle water crisis in Chennai and state

Palaniswami asserted that 525 millions of litre (MLD) of water is being supplied by the Chennai Metro Water per day to the city and that Rs 158.42 crore has been sanctioned to the civic body to "take care of water scarcity in a war footing".
 

Jun 21, 2019, 17:57 PM IST

Tamil Nadu welcomes Kerala's offer to ease Chennai water woes

Poondi, Chembarambakkam, Sholavaram and Red Hills reservoirs in Chennai have dried up.

Jun 21, 2019, 14:52 PM IST

IT companies in Chennai ask employees to work from home due to acute water crisis

More than 12 IT companies have asked their employees to work from home for over next 3 months owing to acute water crisis.

Jun 14, 2019, 12:39 PM IST

Chennai IT companies take measures to reduce water consumption amid severe shortage

Old Mahabalipuram Road (OMR) also known as Rajiv Gandhi Salai is Chennai’s IT capital with hundreds of large IT parks and tech firms dotting the stretch.

Jun 13, 2019, 21:29 PM IST