City’s waterways to be de-weeded

Corporation removes water hyacinth, floating garbage from rivers and canals to combat mosquito menace; conservationists protest changes to ecology

Residents along the city’s waterways may soon enjoy some respite from the mosquito menace as the rivers are being cleaned up. The Chennai Corporation recently began removing water hyacinth and floating garbage from the city’s waterways, including those maintained by the Public Works Department (PWD).

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