WRD prepares plan to widen city rivers, cancel patta for lands on riverbanks

Learning tough lessons from the monsoon fury this year that left many parts of the city inundated, the Water Resources Department (WRD) is planning to widen Adyar, Cooum and Kosasthalaiyar rivers to increase their carrying capacity. The department is also mulling cancellation of patta for the lands along riverbanks so that families living there could be evicted, added an official source.
AIARA

🔊 Listen to this Learning tough lessons from the monsoon fury this year that left many parts of the city inundated, the Water Resources Department (WRD) is planning to widen Adyar, Cooum and Kosasthalaiyar rivers to increase their carrying capacity. The department is also mulling cancellation of patta for the lands along riverbanks so that…

AIARA

🔊 Listen to this Learning tough lessons from the monsoon fury this year that left many parts of the city inundated, the Water Resources Department (WRD) is planning to widen Adyar, Cooum and Kosasthalaiyar rivers to increase their carrying capacity. The department is also mulling cancellation of patta for the lands along riverbanks so that…