Taking cognisance of complaints that untreated sewage from hospitals was being let into the Uyyakondan canal in the city, Collector S. Sivarasu has directed Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board officials to test samples of the canal water.
Speaking at a meeting of the Uyyakondan Protection Committee here on Friday, he said the TNPCB should collect and test water samples and it must be ensured that untreated sewage from government and private hospitals was not let into it. If there was any violation, strict action should be taken against the offenders, he said.
Mr. Sivarasu directed the Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Government ...
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