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Get a lorry of water in a jiffy

Chennaiites, particularly hotels and restaurants, no longer have to obey the diktat of water mafia.

They don’t have to wait painstakingly to get ‘untreated’ groundwater from private suppliers who ex

Officials crack down on quality of tanker water


As part of the intensified drive to prevent the outbreak of water borne diseases such as cholera and diarrhoea in the city, a team of officials from the Chennai corporation together with food safety d

Road roko for water supply


Several residents, particularly women, of Pushpa Nagar at Nungambakkam on Thursday picketed the area office of Chennai Metro Water demanding better water supply.

The homemakers, irked by official ap

Contaminated water did them in


The outbreak of diarrhoea and massive influx of patients at city hospitals on Saturday has exposed the vulnerability of city’s drinking water network.

Though officials of Chennai Metro Water denied a

Pipeline block cleared after realignment

The Piravom drinking water supply scheme that has been hanging fire following opposition from local residents and civic bodies is likely to be revamped after slightly realigning the actual route, it w

Rs 500cr water works hit roadblock

Piped drinking water supply to as many as 4,000 rural habitations across the state has been delayed indefinitely owing to standoff between Tamil Nadu Water Supply and Drainage Board (TWAD) and its con

Water supply in Ambattur zone adequate: Minister

State local administration minister K.P. Munusamy on Friday said the government was supplying 80mld (million liters per day) to meet the drinking water needs of residents of areas merged with Chennai

Pipeline burst affects water supply

Drinking water supply was affected in many areas in Qutbullahpur municipal limits after a water pipeline burst at Pet Basheerabad on Tuesday. The 1,200 mm main water distribution pipeline that sup

BWSSB owns up to sump on road

After Deccan Chronicle published a story about the dangerously open water tank on BDA 80 Feet Road, off Bannerghatta Road, BWSSB officials inspected the spot on Thursday and made a few phone calls, bu

Residents upset over Chennai Metro Water

Poor planning and the callous attitude of Chennai Metro Water in executing a drinking water project for Madipakkam has upset locals.

Several houses in interior Madipakkam will not benefit from the p

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