Readers only offer: Get additional Rs 200 off on 'The Better Home' powerful natural cleaners. Shop Now
X

VIDEO: This Once Neglected and Polluted Chennai Lake Is Today a Thriving Fishery

Promotion
Ad Banner

Chetpet lake, situated in Chennai was faced with numerous threats of encroachment, thanks to contamination and neglect.  With untreated sewage constantly disposed, beds of silt and chemical deposition drowned the lake off of it’s water leaving the lake to be avoided at all costs. Now people pay to visit the lake thanks to community efforts. Local fisheries took it upon themselves to save the shrinking lake from total wipe out.

Not only did they clean the lake, but they brought in varieties of fishes, had a park installed and are continuing to maintain it. Plans of installing a solar powered aquarium and a virtual reality centre are in the talks, due to the increasing number of visiting locals.

Promotion
Ad Banner

Watch the video here:

[embedvideo id=”O_SFNqMfGCQ” website=”youtube”]

Image for representative purposes only. Source: Pixabay

Like this story? Or have something to share? Write to us: contact@thebetterindia.com, or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter (@thebetterindia).

Promotion
Ad Banner

Let’s be friends :)
Sign in to get free benefits
  • Get positive news daily on email
  • Join our community of positive ambassadors
  • Become a part of the positive movement
X