Watch: Restoring The Cooum An Unsound Proposition?
There have been many thousands of crores of rupees spent on attempts to restore the Cooum river that cuts across Chennai city.
Now, in an effort to stop debris and garbage and to help the river flow unhindered, the Public Works Department (PWD) are creating 'baby canals' in the river.
What are 'baby canals'? And why are experts warning that this is a terrible idea?
Watch the video to find out.