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Magic in Ennore Creek

Ennore Fisherfolk prevail. Thanks to a responsive administration (Disaster Relief Commissioner Mr. Satyagopal, IAS), the Kosasthalaiyar and Ennore Creek are getting a new lease of life. 240 more words

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Who cares for a canal?

Article by Seetha Gopalakrishnan

Buckingham canal in Chennai plays a crucial role in flood mitigation. It is rapidly deteriorating and needs immediate attention to avoid a repeat of last year’s flood. 1,277 more words

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Fishermen rejoice over hardwon battle

Earth movers removing silt from the Buckingham Canal and the Ennore Creek come as a welcome sight to residents of several fishing hamlets in the area that had witnessed heavy flooding during December last. 276 more words

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Thermal stations told to dredge Buckingham Canal

Article by K. Lakshmi

The direction comes in response to pleas from environmental activists and fishermen, who came together for ‘Save Ennore Creek’ campaign

The Tiruvallur district administration and the Commissionerate of Revenue Administration have directed thermal power stations and industries in Ennore to dredge the silt-filled Buckingham Canal ahead of the Northeast monsoon to ensure the free flow of flood water. 472 more words

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Desilting at Ennore creek begins, thanks to months of campaign

By Express News Service  |   Published: 13th October 2016 04:53 AM  |  Last Updated: 13th October 2016 04:53 AM

CHENNAI: In what the fisherfolk of Ennore and organisations who have been pushing for restoration of Ennore creek consider a victory of sorts, desilting work has begun at the Ennore creek as per the directives of the State Disaster Relief Commissioner, after months of campaign, activists said. 296 more words

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Clydebank Post coverage - 13th October 2016

“Major conference on historic vessel to be held in Clydebank to mark 50th anniversary.”

I was delighted to see yesterday that the Clydebank Post has written a fabulous article highlighting the event. 70 more words

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