Thiruvananthapuram in God’s own country, at its heart has a jewel that is being exploited. This is the story of the Karimadom colony pond. Watch-learn-share-conserve. https://youtu.be/vOrePHn4KJY Volunteer for India and her Environment with E.F.I!
The mechanical work at the Karuppan Kulam has been finished. The excavators are leaving the pond. Lots of silt has been moved in the last weeks. In the following lines, we will explain the full progress. Read here about the status of the pond at the start: https://lakesofindia.com/2019/04/19/the-karuppan-kulam-start-of-work/ The pond located in Menambedu, Ambattur, had… Continue reading Karuppan Kulam – End of mechanical work
The restoration of Alleri tank has been now going on for nearly a month and without no doubt, the lake has changed a lot. The de-watering has completely finished with only leaving two pits of water for fish, turtles and other aquatic animals to stay during the restoration progress. Invasive weeds have been removed from… Continue reading Alleri tank – Silt is moving
Work is going on for 2 weeks at Karuppan Kulam and many things have already changed. At first, the invasive weeds needed to be removed. Plants like the Prosopis Joliflora are destroying the native environment by leaving other native plants no space and water to grow. It looks green on top, but it is grey… Continue reading The Karuppan Kulam – Start of work
The excavators have left the pond and quietness has reentered the compound. A lot has changed during the last weeks of restoration work. The pond is located inside the Samuel Nagar burial ground in Manali and right next to a waste sorting facility. The pond was in bad shape at the start of the restoration, but… Continue reading Samuel Nagar Pond – End of mechanical work
North of Tambaram, inside of the MEPZ a 5.1 acres waterbody can be found, the Alleri tank. It seems that this lake is having no severe problems. Lots of birds can be seen flying around, including kingfishers, pond herons and egrets. Even Indian flapshell turtles can be found inside the jungle of seaweed. But under… Continue reading Alleri Tank – water inside the industrial heaven
The pond can be found at Menambedu, Ambattur. It is a 2.5-acre waterbody. From outside it does not appear as a pond any more. At first glance, it seems, that shrubs and sludge have completely covered up the area. The surroundings are mainly low one to three-storey residential buildings. To the west and south, there… Continue reading The Karuppan Kulam – Revival of a lost water body