Recharge Well in Mylapore, Chennai  ©Ooze

Recharge Well in Mylapore, Chennai

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RECHARGE WELLS

Recharge wells are essential dug-wells with concrete ring linings that penetrate the ground and convey water to the aquifer. In 80% of Chennai, recharge compatible soil structure is found and hence this technique is a simple yet efficient way of ensuring increase in water table depths in the city.

Primary Function

  • Diverts surface runoff into the ground and recharges the aquifer

Added Benefits

  • Increased ground water levels

  • Reliable and proven techniques for the context of Chennai