Our 1st project is to rejuvenating anon-functional contaminated lake located in Meenjur- 30Kms from Chennai, India. Around 35 people (social activists) have worked in the project. Following activities are done

05 March 2017:  Removal of Contaminants from the site and removal of invasive trees (Prosopisjuliflora- சீமைகருவேலம்)

11 – 14 March 2017: Deepening and protecting the banks of the lake

26 March 2017: Fencing perimeter of the lake and plantation around the perimeter to prevent erosion and stabilize the soil.

Team Conserve, funded the project as a part of our CSR initiative.

The complete project was planned and executed successfully by ‘Save Farmers’ a volunteering group in India. Our sincere acknowledgements to all the volunteers who participated in the project. Our special thanks to Mr. Rajesh, Mr.Aadhavan& other admins, who took the lead in successful execution of the project.

Picture 1: Contaminated lake before restoration and while work in progress
Picture 2: Rejuvenated Lake
Picture 3: Honour from Save Farmers

Author

Bazeeth Ahamed K M

Mr. K M Bazeeth Ahamed is an USGBC LEED Faculty & consultant in Green Buildings. He has completed his Post Graduation in Mechanical Engineering from Birla Institute of Technology in 2002 and has spent 12 years in Academics, Research, MEP Contracting, Energy Audits and Green Building Consultancy.