The Division Bench comprising Justice R Mahadevan and Justice M Govindaraj gave the direction on a PIL filed by former panchayat President of Kadalangudi Village.
According to petitioner the Kollidam river has a rich water resource.
The water extracted through bore well were distributed to various villages through pipe lines and the river is going up to Vedharanyam and Muthupettai villages.
Because of water extraction through the bore wells the ground water level was depleted.
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