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A Green Haven on Chennai:Kovalai Lake – New Ecological Spot

New Ecological Spot in Kovalai Lake, Chengalpattu

The establishment of a new ecological spot in Kovalai Lake, Chengalpattu brings several benefits to the local environment and community.

  • Biodiversity Conservation: The creation of this ecological spot will provide a safe haven for a diverse range of plant and animal species. By protecting and restoring the natural habitats in and around the lake, the spot will contribute to the conservation of biodiversity in the region.
  • Enhanced Water Quality: The ecological spot will play a vital role in improving the water quality of Kovalai Lake. By implementing sustainable practices such as wetland restoration and natural filtration systems, the spot will help to reduce pollution and promote cleaner water for both human and aquatic life.
  • Recreational Opportunities: The establishment of the ecological spot will provide local residents and visitors with new recreational opportunities. It can serve as a peaceful and scenic destination for activities such as birdwatching, nature walks, and educational programs on environmental conservation.

It also includes boating, watch tower, an island like structure in the center of the lake.

The Government has allocated 60 cr to this project. It expands over2179 acres which includes all the tourist amenities. This mega tourist attraction is expected to open in the mid of 2025.