The Sembakkam Lake, part of the cascading system that drains into the Pallikaranai marshland, is to be restored in a research based and scientific manner with the support of the Public Works Department (PWD), Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) and the Tamil Nadu Forest Department (TNFD). Restoration activities which look to introduce an element of sustainability and community participation include cleaning of the lake, water monitoring, removal of invasive species and strengthening of the bund among others.


2018 - Ongoing

Funding Agency

The Nature Conservancy (TNC)