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10 water bodies to be restored by Greater Chennai Corporation, CREDAI - Green Showcase in Chennai
Greater Chennai Corporation and CREDAI Chennai have signed a memorandum of understanding to restore 10 water bodies.
Restoration of 10 water bodies in Ambattur, Valsaravakkam, Alandur, Perungudi and Sholinganallur by EFI, CREDAI Chennai and Chennai City Connect.
Ensuring supply and conservation of freshwater through restoration of urban freshwater bodies.
Increase the groundwater level in urban regions through restoration and maintenance of urban freshwater bodies.
Resource Conservation and Management
Since the launch of the Smart City programme in 2017, around 100 freshwater bodies have been restored in Chennai under the scheme.
Chennai Metropolitan Area
Environmentalist Foundation of India : The organization’s principal focus has been on adopting, scientifically reviving and ecologically restoring freshwater lakes and ponds across the country. They have restored 89 lakes till date since 2007.
Dr. Jayshree Vencatesan : She specialises in conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity and ecological restoration, with a special interest in wetlands.
10 Water-Saving Devices You Can Install Yourself : The article lists down technological changes one can install at homes/offices to conserve water.
11 Steps to Encourage Water Conservation in Your Community : The article talks about how community members can engage the rest of the community to conserve and manage water efficiently.
15 Smart Ways to Save Water (and Money): DIY Guy : The article lists down 15 ways one can conserve water at their homes.
Five smart ways to engage water communities : The article provides insight on how water professionals can communicate and engage the public on community water conservation methods.
Managing Water Resources for Large Cities and Towns : The website provides different case studies of how city officials and communities tackle water conservation challenges in their regions.
Guide to Responsible Business Engagement with Water Policy : The documents provides strategies on how local businesses can get involved in region specific water management and conservation disputes.
Communicating water conservation: how can the public be engaged? : The report talks about different ways in which local communities can be engaged in resolving water conservation and management issues.