Unchecked flow of sewage hits river restoration plan in Chennai

Express visited different locations in the city where unplugged outfalls were visibly spewing raw sewage into the rivers.

Two days ago when 40 students from Loyola College visited the Pallikarnai Marshland for conducting a detailed survey, they could see raw sewage leaking into the lake through stormwater drains. Volunteers of NGO Arappor Iyakkam who accompanied the students were surprised to find that the outfalls they had detected two years ago in a similar audit were still not plugged by the authorities.

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