Good rains for Chennai

This summer we struggled with water as Chennai was water starved. So when we had rains this Novemebr it was very refreshing.

Now all the water bodies near our home are full. This has enabled us to get good water supply through our bore wells.

Last summer at the height of drought, our bore well would pump water for only five minutes at a time. With the rains the water table has come well. Our vacant neighbours’ plots have about 6 inches of standing water. Now the bore motor pumps without stopping.

You’ll be surprised, the water was so plentiful, water was flowing like a stream along the street in front of our house for a number of days.

However, the number of flats have come up in such large numbers, I am not sure how long this bountifull wate rsupply would last.

We are thankful to God for His mercies in providing us the water.

Rajaratnam Abel

Published by rajaratnamabel

Having completed my undergraduate medical education from Christian Medical College, Vellore, India. Then I had the privilege of completing my Master of Public Health from the Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA. I could also complete my PhD in Chennai, India. Based on my extensive work in nutrition backed by a number of scientific publication, I also received the Fellowship of the International College of Nutrition (FICN). I retired from active service in 2005. Since then God enabled me to be a Consultant Public Health Physician, at the SUHAM Trust of the DHAN Foundation in Madurai. I am involved in providing community based health care support to a large number Self Help Groups in 14 Indian states.

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