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11. 09. 2013
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Pollution starts at Chadivayal, when the river comes out of forest.

Irrutupallam stream polluted by Ganesha Idols

It is Vinayakar Chadturthi time, a time for the people to celebrate. Celebrations end with the immersion of Ganesha idols in water. This year (2013) devotees from almost all the villages in Boluvampatti...

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15. 09. 2012
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Kurichi Wetland Temple Waste-2012

Kurichi wetland needs to be conserved

About Kurichi Wetland: Kurichi Wetland is one among the biggest wetland in Noyyal Basin, which is located inside Coimbatore City Corporation Limit. Kurichi wetland plays major role in holding water, recharging ground water,...

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04. 03. 2012
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Sunset at Vellalore Wetland, River Noyyal Basin, Coimbatore

Tribute to Tributary

Noyyal river is a tributary one to the River Cauvery. It flows from the Western Ghats towards east through Coimbatore and Tirupur. The River Noyyal was mentioned as “Kanchi Maanadhi” in the old...

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02. 03. 2012
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Tamil Nadu Vivasayigal Sangam members - talking to Dr. Kalam at Nandankarai

Meeting with Tamil Nadu Vivasayigal Sangam, Thondamuthur

Meeting with Tamil Nadu Vivasayigal Sangam members regarding the Nandankarai Check dam article Free the Nandankarai Stream published in our website. 27 Feb, 2012, Coimbatore, 7.00 PM. Ten members of Tamil Nadu Vivasayigal...

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14. 12. 2011
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Painted_Storks_in_flight

Save Coimbatore’s Kulams

Agenda item proposed by Dr A.J.T. Johnsingh, Member, NBWL in the 24th Meeting of Standing Committee of NBWL held on 13th December, 2011, 2.00 PM in Room No. 403 at Paryavaran Bhavan, New...

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20. 10. 2011
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Nandankarai-Check_Dam

Free the Nandankarai stream

The Nandankarai is a perennial stream originating in the Siruvani forests from a height of 1,687 meters above mean sea level and flows down to 490 meters onto the check dam area. Nandangarai...

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20. 09. 2011
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Valankulam

Birds checklist of Valankulam

Little Grebe Spot Billed Pelican/oc Little Cormorant Little Egret Grey Heron Purple Heron Cattle Egret Indian Pond Heron Black Crowned Night Heron Painted Stork/oc Spot Billed Duck Northern Pintail/oc Common Teal/wv Black Kite...

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05. 09. 2011
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A flock of Painted Storks including young ones.

Saving Wetlands in Coimbatore Corporation

History The river, Noyyal, originates from the Vellingiri Hills and flows towards the east and joins the river Cauvery. During the Chola regime (11th Century), 32 interconnected tanks were created along the 173km...

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03. 09. 2011
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Burning of Waste in Wetlands, Coimbatore

Renovation & Improvements of 8 Water bodies

This is a first public consultation meeting held by Corporation of Coimbatore to improve 8 waterbodies. These eight waterbodies were leased from PWD for 90 years for a yearly lease amount of Rs.100...

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03. 09. 2011
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Painted Storks seen group fishing at Singanallur Tank

Revival of Water bodies in Coimbatore

Date – August 14, 2010 Public Hearing, Corporation hall, Coimbatore. How I got there The topic sounded sweet to me when I first heard the news from Mr. C.R.Jayaprakash two days ago. When...

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