Besides Watershed Development, COODU had, in association with the PWD – Environmental cell, carried out awareness campaign on eco-friendly practices, solid waste management, climate change and water management among officials, general public, local bodies representatives and farmers in Chennai and Coimbatore divisions. Environmental fairs / exhibitions / exposure visits were also organised for local bodies representatives, officials, WUA farmers in various basins, sub basins in Kanchipuram, Tiruvallur, Tiruvanamalai and Villipuram districts.
COODU conducted sensitisation campaign among farmers, agricultural labourers, women SHG members and the general public on the need to conserve water both for irrigation and drinking in Kalampalayam Panchayat in Coimbatore District in 2017-18. World Environment Day was celebrated on that occasion.
Every year from 2017, World Water Day is celebrated in Karamadai block of Coimbatore District, on which occasion, experts from TNAU, KVK share information on water management, best agricultural practices and cultivation of banana, coconut, tree and fruit crops with the farmers.
This has been formulated for Coimbatore Corporation by COODU