Porur / போரூர்
Porur is a residential neighborhood of Chennai, India. It comes under Chennai Corporation. Porur Lake is the major source of freshwater for suburban areas such as Iyyapanthangal, Moulivakkam, and Mangadu. Porur is also known for the Ramachandra Medical College.
Porur Lake (also called Retteri in local language), is located on the fringes of Porur in south-west Chennai and is a primary water resource for people residing in Chennai. It is a temporary catchment area connected with Chembarambakkam Lake. It is spread over 200 acres with a capacity of 46 million cubic feet (mcft).