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Metrowater to source water to quench parched Chennai City

CHENNAI: Metrowater will bring 180 million litres of drinking water from alternate sources to maintain its current supply during summer. Following the failure of the north-east monsoon, Metrowater slashed its regular supply of drinking water from 830 million litres a day (MLD) to 550 MLD. The Poondi, Chembarambakkam, Redhills and Cholavaram reservoirs hold only about...Read more

Citizens dub Bangalore Development Authority’s consultation meetings on Comprehensive Development Plan 2031 ‘a sham’

BENGALURU: Although the decision of the Bangalore Development Authority (BDA) to include citizens in the planning process by holding consultations on the draft of the Revised Master Plan 2031 or the Comprehensive Development Plan (CDP) appeared to reflect the government’s intent in taking democracy to the grassroots, citizens who participated in the public consultation meetings...Read more