Then Clogged Waterways of Chennai

Several waterways that pass through the city once served as a primary mode of transportation. They have now turned into dumping yards and carriers of sewage.

Many major waterways have become breeding grounds for mosquitoes and pose health hazards to those residing along the banks.

Though periodic cleaning is undertaken by various government agencies before the advent of the northeast monsoon, the waterways soon return to their pathetic state due to floating garbage and sewage.

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