The silt and soil from surrounding areas generally settle on the floor of the lakes and slowly there depth starts decreasing which affects their water containing capacity as well as chokes the open conduit in its bottom which supplies water through underground springs to that particular lake.
In this context, any cleaning attempt for these precious lakes is a welcome measure. The job entrusted to BHEL for Hyderabad lake will be a milestone in this direction.
Knowledge is power.
'Idhuvum Kadandhu Pogum "
Even this challenging situation would ease
Many concerened residents in cities have been forming their own groups and reaching out to NGOs and the Government agencies to rejuvinate the lakes
This good news about BHEL diversifying into lake purification would give a big boost to salvaging our dying lakes. Last month I raised a thread about BEL taking on lake purification as part of corporate social responsibility Residents can reach out to save dying urban lakes..