Sewage outfalls remain to be unplugged along Chennai’s three rivers

It has been five years since the Metro Water Board identified 337 sewage outfalls along three rivers of Adyar, Cooum and Buckingham Canal, but negligible progress has been made to plug these.

It has been five years since the Metro Water Board identified 337 sewage outfalls along three rivers of Adyar, Cooum and Buckingham Canal, but negligible progress has been made to plug these. An RTI filed by Express reveals that since 2014, no efforts have been carried out to identify and enumerate new outfalls across the city.

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