Porur http://chennai-in-focus.com/taxonomy/term/216 en Porur Lake http://chennai-in-focus.com/city-life/nature/porur-lake <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Porur Lake</span> <div id="flexslider-7" class="flexslider optionset-default imagestyle-flexslider-full"> <ul class="slides"> <li> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/flexslider_full/public/2018-06/IMG_9255.jpg?itok=YVNfiifu" width="1000" height="750" alt="Porur Lake (also called Retteri in local language)" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-flexslider-full" /> <div class="flex-caption"></div> </li> <li> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/flexslider_full/public/2018-06/IMG_9266.jpg?itok=S5f17nxH" width="1000" height="750" alt="Porur Lake (also called Retteri in local language)" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-flexslider-full" /> <div class="flex-caption"></div> </li> <li> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/flexslider_full/public/2018-06/IMG_9478.jpg?itok=XCXCmMg6" width="1000" height="750" alt="Porur Lake (also called Retteri in local language)" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-flexslider-full" /> <div class="flex-caption"></div> </li> <li> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/flexslider_full/public/2018-06/IMG_9280.jpg?itok=_MlQ3_bZ" width="1000" height="750" alt="Porur Lake (also called Retteri in local language)" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-flexslider-full" /> <div class="flex-caption"></div> </li> </ul> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">admin</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Thu, 06/21/2018 - 14:08</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p><strong>Porur Lake</strong> (also called <strong>Retteri</strong> in local language), is located on the fringes of <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Porur">Porur</a> in south-west <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chennai">Chennai</a> and is a primary water resource for people residing in <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chennai">Chennai</a>. It is a temporary catchment area connected with <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chembarambakkam_Lake">Chembarambakkam Lake</a>. It is spread over 200 acres with a capacity of 46 million cubic feet (mcft).</p> <p>There are four filters working 24x7 to pump water to K. K. Nagar double tank distribution point. Bathing, Washing and/or Swimming is currently prohibited in this lake from 1995. A better view of the lake can be appreciated from the <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chennai_bypass">Chennai bypass</a></p> <p>In 2012, the Water Resources Department initiated a project to increase the capacity the tank along with two other lakes in the city at a cost of ₹ 130 crore. This would deepen the lake by at least 1 m and increases the capacity to 70 mcft.<a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Porur_Lake#cite_note-1">[1]</a><a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Porur_Lake#cite_note-2">[2]</a></p></div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-map field--type-text-with-summary field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Map</div> <div class="field__item"></div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-external-link field--type-link field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">External Link</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Porur_Lake">Porur Lake</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-tags field--type-entity-reference field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Location</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/216" hreflang="en">Porur</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-category field--type-entity-reference field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Category</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/330" hreflang="en">Nature</a></div> </div> </div> Thu, 21 Jun 2018 08:38:56 +0000 admin 32 at http://chennai-in-focus.com