Puzhal Lake is another name for the Red Hills Lake, which is situated at Ponneri Taluk in the district of Thiruvallur of the state of Tamil Nadu. This lake is known as a reservoir which is used to supply rain water collected within to the city of Chennai. This lake is situated at a distance of few km from the heart of the city, which makes travelling to this lake very convenient for those tourists who wish to visit it. This reservoir was built in the year 1876 and had an initial capacity of only 500 million cubic feet of water. With the growth of the city of Chennai, the year 1997 saw the culmination of a great deal of efforts towards increasing the storage capacity of this reservoir to 3,300 million cubic feet of water. Tourists can travel to this place and spend time learning more about such interesting places around Chennai.