Ukkadam Lake is a lake in Ukkadam, Coimbatore, South India. It is unfold over a place of 1.295 km2 and has a mean intensity of 5.82 m. In 2010, the lake became taken over by means of Coimbatore Corporation on a 90-year rent from the Public Works Department of the Government of Tamil Nadu. The lake is fed via canals derived from Noyyal river. The lake also gets water from Selvachinthamani lake located upstream in the north and drain water. The lake has an outlet connecting it with Valankulam lake. The water may be launched thru 4 sluice gates positioned at the south side of the lake.
The lake became infected with effluents from sewage launch from the city and changed into encroached by using water hyacinth. In 2010, Coimbatore Corporation unveiled a plan to De-silt the lake and clear the encroachments. The agency hired external experts and recommended public-non-public-partnership model for the improvement of the lake. In 2013, the de-silting became achieved by using the Coimbatore Corporation in association with NGO Siruthuli, Residents Awareness Association of Coimbatore and Vijayalakshmi Charitable Trust. The recovery of the lake turned into funded partly by way of the government and in part through personal companies and the interest was completed with the help of volunteers from public.