Pond Restoration

The Karuppan Kulam – Start of work

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

Pond Restoration

The Karuppan Kulam – Revival of a lost water body

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

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Lake Restoration: Ayyan Kulam at Ambattur

Ayyan kulam is one of the sewage pumping stations in Ambattur. The lake is located in Oragadam which is around 5 km from Ambattur Industrial Estate. It is located along Erikarai Street in Oragadam. Environmentalist Foundation of India (E.F.I.) once again collaborated with Greater Chennai Corporation and CREDAI to restore a dead water body in… Continue reading Lake Restoration: Ayyan Kulam at Ambattur