Periyar River

News:Periyar river has turned black due to discharge of chemical wastes by industries located on the banks of the river. Facts: The Periyar River is the longest river in the state of Kerala.It is also known as ‘Lifeline of Kerala’ as it is one of the few perennial rivers in the state. Origin: It originates… Continue reading Periyar River

No end to discolouration of Periyar

Discolouration of water of the Periyar River, Kerala has continued unprecedently, thus raising concerns among environmentalists. Environmentalists allege that that discolouration was caused due to excess discharge of chemical wastes into the river by industries located on the banks. The Periyar River is the longest river in Kerala. It originates from Sivagiri Hills of Western… Continue reading No end to discolouration of Periyar