Vol. 1 No. 6 (2019): Volume 1, Issue 6, year 2019

Case Study on Thenpennai River for Multipurpose

Vanmathi K
PG Student, Department of Civil Engineering, K.S.Rangasamy College of Technology,Tiruchengode, Tmail Nadu, India.
Pradeep T
Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, K.S.Rangasamy College of Technology,Tiruchengode, Tamil Nadu, India
Published November 2, 2019
  • Water resources,
  • Multi-purpose,
  • Geographical Information System,
  • Case study
How to Cite
K, V., & T, P. (2019). Case Study on Thenpennai River for Multipurpose. International Research Journal of Multidisciplinary Technovation, 1(6), 701-706. Retrieved from https://mapletreejournals.com/index.php/irjmt/article/view/353


The Thenpennai River is flowing continuously for 5000 kilometer. It passes through many villages’ town and Thiruvannamalai district .It is Perennial river and monsoon based catchment. The Thenpennai river is the main source for irrigating over 17,980 acres in Thiruvannamalai district. It is also the main sources of drinking water to more hundred villages many polluted are added to this river at all points ,especially those closes to human settlement and industrial development suffer from acute level of  pollution river that flow through densely populated area including towns and housing area are often polluted with solid wastes. To use the river water to water supply to many towns which includes Thiruvannamalai, Manalurpet, etc. Entire flow on the river as turbidity. Considerable amount of population depend upon the river directly for the daily become use a study has necessary to the present day to determine the suitability of the river water for domestic use.


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