Tag: Harangi Dam

Silt eats into storage capacity of KRS, Kabini, Harangi Dams
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Silt eats into storage capacity of KRS, Kabini, Harangi Dams

September 7, 2023

If silt is cleared from three Reservoirs, storage capacity can be increased by up to 8 tmcft By Bapu Lingaraj Urs Mysore/Mysuru: The live storage capacity of Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS), Harangi and Kabini Reservoirs along the Cauvery Basin is decreasing due to siltation. Surprisingly, successive Governments have not taken any action to address this…

20,000 cusecs of water released from Harangi Dam
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20,000 cusecs of water released from Harangi Dam

July 23, 2023

The inflow was recorded between 16,240 cusecs, 14,360 cusecs and 17,180 cusecs at different intervals this morning. Madikeri: The Harangi Reservoir‘s catchment area in Kodagu is currently facing extensive heavy rainfall, leading to a significant rise in water inflow. Consequently, the Reservoir’s four crest gates were opened yesterday at 6 pm, releasing a substantial volume…

Water Resources Minister visits Harangi, Kabini Dams
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Water Resources Minister visits Harangi, Kabini Dams

August 22, 2022

8.80 lakh cubic metres of deposited silt to be removed from Harangi Reservoir Takes exception to illegal private resorts fleecing tourists in Kabini backwaters Kushalnagar: After a long delay, the State Government will finally begin work on removing silt from the Harangi Dam in Kodagu district in November this year. Harangi is the main Cauvery…

Kodagu receives 748 mm rainfall from July 1 to 13
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Kodagu receives 748 mm rainfall from July 1 to 13

July 14, 2022

98 percent more rains compared to previous year data High inflow and outflow from Harangi, KRS reservoirs Kushalnagar: The Southwest Monsoon this year has brought bountiful rains to Kodagu and the district has experienced above-normal rainfall in the month of July. As a result, the outflow from the Harangi Reservoir to the Krishna Raja Sagar…

Meeting on emergency action plan for dams begins
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Meeting on emergency action plan for dams begins

July 8, 2022

Public participation important in conservation of water bodies and dams: Govind Karjol Mysore/Mysuru: Maintaining that a great responsibility rests with the Government, the bureaucracy  and the public alike in conserving water bodies, dams, reservoirs and such other irrigation structures which were assiduously built by the erstwhile Mysore Maharajas in Mysuru region, Water Resources Minister Govind…

KRS, Kabini, Harangi inflow increases
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KRS, Kabini, Harangi inflow increases

July 5, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: Widespread and incessant rains in Kodagu district, especially at the Cauvery River catchment areas in Madikeri Taluk, has resulted in the increased inflow to the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam. With the increased inflow, there are speculations that the Dam will reach its maximum capacity of 124.80 feet by July end. Yesterday morning, an…

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