Tag: Cauvery Basin

70 groups come together to preserve green cover in Kodagu
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70 groups come together to preserve green cover in Kodagu

July 23, 2019

Over 400 volunteers to plant 50,000 seed balls, 10,000 saplings near Anechowkur on July 27 Mysuru: Year-by-year weakening of regular rainfall in Kodagu and depleting green cover along the Cauvery River basin and the resultant shortage of water has made environmentally conscious groups to come together to organise a massive tree-plantation drive in Kodagu, the…

Water release from KRS attracts tourists in hordes
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Water release from KRS attracts tourists in hordes

July 16, 2018

Mysuru: Water discharge from the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam has pushed up the number of tourists visiting sites along the Cauvery Basin including Balamuri, Edamuri, Ranganathittu, Srirangapatna, Ganjam and surrounding areas. Yesterday being a holiday, many tourists had come to KRS from Bengaluru and Mandya. Many temple complexes at Srirangapatna have been inundated as…

Heavy rains predicted in next 48 hours: KRS needs about 7 ft. water to reach maximum level
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Heavy rains predicted in next 48 hours: KRS needs about 7 ft. water to reach maximum level

July 12, 2018

 Bengaluru/ Mysuru/ Madikeri:  Heavy to very heavy rain is expected in the State including Cauvery basin, Kodagu, Malnad and coastal areas in the next 48 hours. According to Indian Meteorology Department (IMD), South Interior Karnataka and Coast will receive heavy rainfall. Meanwhile, torrential rains have resulted in many dams, including those across the river Cauvery,…

KRS water level dips by 17.68 ft in two months
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KRS water level dips by 17.68 ft in two months

May 6, 2018

  New Delhi/ Bengaluru:  All eyes are on the Centre as it will file an affidavit in the Supreme Court on May 8 stating the steps it has taken to frame a scheme to ensure Cauvery water is released from Karnataka to Tamil Nadu, Pondicherry and Kerala. The affidavit submission in the Supreme Court is…

KRS touching 100-ft mark is no child’s play !
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KRS touching 100-ft mark is no child’s play !

August 8, 2017

Mysuru/Mandya: How often do you see children playing cricket in a canal that supplies water to thousands of hectares of fertile land? Some children were found playing inside the Visvesvaraya Canal (Chikkadevaraya Canal) at Achappanakoppalu near Srirangapatna yesterday, reminding us of a grim situation that we are in where Karnataka is staring at a drought…

Cauvery water to canals: Government says NO
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Cauvery water to canals: Government says NO

August 3, 2017

Bengaluru: Even as there are widespread protests by the farming community demanding the State Government to release Cauvery water to their canals for them to take up agricultural activities, the Government has indicated that it will not be releasing water to the fields in the basin areas. Water Resources Minister M.B. Patil said yesterday that…

Storage in 4 dams is 26 tmcft against 57.89 tmcft last year
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Storage in 4 dams is 26 tmcft against 57.89 tmcft last year

July 18, 2017

Bengaluru: After three consecutive years of drought, the Cauvery Basin will witness one more year of distress. Weak monsoon so far has resulted in poor inflow into the four reservoirs in the Cauvery basin — Krishna Raja Sagar Dam, Kabini, Harangi and Hemavathi reservoirs. Added to the woes is the continuous release of water from…

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