Contractors use SWDs to lay BSNL cables in Chennai, poor supervision exposed

It is common for stormwater drains (SWDs) in Tamil Nadu to be often illegally connected to sewer lines. Now, service providers have also started exploring the drains for their benefit. After the recent rains and flooding of the city, it came to light that a section of contractors had converted SWDs between Perambur to Harbour into a duct to carry BSNL optical fibre cables.

🔊 Listen to this It is common for stormwater drains (SWDs) in Tamil Nadu to be often illegally connected to sewer lines. Now, service providers have also started exploring the drains for their benefit. After the recent rains and flooding of the city, it came to light that a section of contractors had converted SWDs…

🔊 Listen to this It is common for stormwater drains (SWDs) in Tamil Nadu to be often illegally connected to sewer lines. Now, service providers have also started exploring the drains for their benefit. After the recent rains and flooding of the city, it came to light that a section of contractors had converted SWDs…