After the latest intense spell of rain, the Chennai Metropolitan Water Provide and Sewerage Board (CMWSSB) has been addressing complaints of sewage overflow reported throughout the town and has elevated liquid chlorination to make sure secure ingesting water.
Sewer strains carried almost 920 million litres a day (mld) of sewage in opposition to normal every day load of 585 mld throughout latest rain.
On Thursday, 920 mld was pumped from 302 sewage pumping stations throughout the town, in response to sources.
The board obtained almost 10,109 complaints associated to sewage disposal since early this month.
Sources stated the sewer strains working for a distance of 4,902 km are being desilted.
Prior to now one month, almost 7,800 a great deal of silt, plastic waste and particles have been faraway from the sewer strains which might be being cleaned utilizing almost 454 machines throughout the town.
Helplines (044-45674567 and 1916) are being operated round the clock to take care of complaints, officers stated.
Company too acts
On its half, the Larger Chennai Company has made obtainable about 3.12 lakh chlorination tablets and 17 tonnes of bleaching powder for disinfecting water. For dengue prevention, 3,587 discipline staff have been concerned whereas door-to-door supply discount measures have been being taken up.