Pipeline Spewing Untreated Sewage in Chennai’s Palavakkam

Giant conduit near Palavakkam emptying gallons of raw waste into Buckingham Canal, but officials unaware of its existence.

A giant pipeline has been discharging gallons of raw sewage into Buckingham Canal 24×7 at Palavakkam here. Worse still, none of the officials concerned know who built it, when and the source of untreated waste. Considering the rusty condition of the pipeline or conduit, it seems to have been laid a few years ago.

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