Coonoor River – Cleanup operations of upper stream commences

As part of World Rivers Day Celebrations, Clean Coonoor commenced its promised cleanup of the upper stream, a major feeder of the Coonoor River. The operations will involve the badly silted-up around 600 metre stretch which extends from the Coonoor Bridge to the slaughterhouse, and is expected to last for the greater part of a …

Rivers of Yesteryears

The world gears up to celebrate its waterways tomorrow, an event founded by Canadian river conservationist, Mark Angelo.   ‘World Rivers Day,’ highlights the many values of rivers, strives to increase public awareness, and encourages the improved stewardship of rivers around the world.  It was first observed in 2005 and was celebrated across dozens of …

Restoring the Coonoor River, Phase-II

It should be recalled that the middle stream of the Coonoor River, had earlier been cleared of debris by Clean Coonoor, and fenced up through the efforts of ISPRAVA Homes. In keeping with Clean Coonoor’s commitment of cleaning the Coonoor River, operations to clean the Upper Stream will commence on World Rivers Day which falls …