ENVIS Centre, Ministry of Environment & Forest, Govt. of India

Printed Date: Saturday, January 25, 2020

Ponnaiyar estuary

 

Name of the estuary
Ponnaiyar estuary
Name of the river
Ponnaiyar
Place
Thalanguda
District
Cuddalore
State
Tamil Nadu
Important landmarks
Ariyankuppam
Length
1 km
Width
200 m
Average Depth
1.0 m
Type of the estuary
Bar-built
Nature of the substratum
Sandy-Muddy
Salinity
42.84 ppt
Dissolve doxygen
2.91 ml/l
Sewage discharges
Cuddalore Municipal Sewage

 

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River Basin Map