Chembarambakkam lake, is a lake located in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, about 2 from Chennai. It is one of the two rain-fed reservoirs from where water is drawn for deliver to Chennai City, the opposite one being the Puzhal Lake. The Adyar River originates from this lake. A a part of water deliver of the metropolis of Chennai is drawn from this lake. However, acute sedimentation has eaten greater than 40% of its water holding electricity.
There is an historic Shiva temple and Kanni Koil placed here. There are pipelines present from the lake's water treatment plant. The existing pipeline on Poonamallee Bypass Road has the capacity to convey simplest 1/2 of the 530 million litres that can be dealt with on the plant. In 2012, Chennai Metrowater started out comparing the feasibility of laying a third pipeline with a diameter of approximately 2,000 mm from the Chembarambakkam water remedy plant at a fee of 650million, so that you can run parallel to the present one for over 6.5 km.