Thirty Days for Chennai’s Dirty Lakes

The Thandukarai pond is located just a few miles from the Chennai’s only surviving wetland ecosystem, the Pallikaranai Marshland. Apart from the large marshland, Pallikaranai is also home to several lakes and ponds.

The Thandukarai Pond restoration in Pallikaranai. E.F.I with support from Greater Chennai Corporation and Ford Motor Pvt. Ltd. had taken on the ambitious task of reviving this pond.

Parallel to this restoration, E.F.I has also restored several other water bodies in the city of Chennai such as the Ramalingasami Pond in Manali and the Gangaiamman Pond in Maduravoyal.

Stages of Restorations in photos:

E.F.I’s Thandukarai Pond Restoration Work in Progress Update

After Restoration

Before and After photos of the Thandukarai Pond Restoration

A fascinating story of people, their water and our future. Bringing to you stories from the Thandukarai Pond in Pallikaranai, Chennai. Watch the transformation story of this pond from a cesspool to an eco-paradise!

We thank all those who supported us in restoring these water paradises back to it’s natural forms.

Volunteer for India and her Environment with E.F.I, Jai Hind

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