Private lorries dumping sewage into water bodies

A private sanitation company was caught letting out untreated sewage into a pit dug near the Cooum river bank along the Poonamallee High Road near Mogappair. Photographs taken by TOI on January 9 revealed that the workers were disposing off the waste from the sewer truck as they did not want to take the trouble of driving up to the nearby sewage treatment plant (STP) at Koyambedu where they could unload the waste for Rs 100.

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