Entries tagged ‘Water’
Who do Chennai’s waterways belong to — the slum-dwellers who currently live along them, or the richer residents who may soon make their homes there? Kavitha Rajagopalan investigates in the sixth and final Forefront of the Informal City Dialogues.
In Chennai, a city famous for its beaches, an ecological disaster is festering as the official sewage utility fails to provide service and residents jerry-rig their own solutions.
For the people who live around Kasimedu harbor, a 45-day government ban on deep-sea fishing grinds life to an annual halt, and leaves their one-industry town high and dry.