Cauvery water train to head for Chennai after trial run of pipeline gets done
| Wednesday | 10th July, 2019
At around 12 pm, water was flushed through the pipeline running from the underground storage tank at Mettusakkarakuppam to Pudur where the scour valve is located.
Officials monitoring the works stated that transporting water to Chennai through wagons will begin later in the day.
“As of now, we are ready to pump water to the filling point in the railway yard.
During the trial run of flushing the pipeline, leakage was noticed at certain points and was later plugged by the labourers.
The original plan was to move 10 million litres of water to Chennai every day.
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