Noyyal Basin

ATREE along with the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, hosted an expert consultation of the Noyyal Basin on September 24th 2013. The workshop, held at the Farmer’s Residency Seminar Hall at TNAU Campus in Coimbatore included over twenty experts representing civil society groups, government agencies and academic institutions working in the Noyyal basin.

ATREE and TNAU researchers presented an analysis of the current situation in Noyyal. Presentations were made on the current state of knowledge on regarding the major concerns - Water Scarcity, Sustainability, Equity and Water Quality/Public Health -- issues in the Noyyal basin, and research gaps were identified. The discussions, which lasted over three hours, helped clarify a future research agenda for the Noyyal.