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Cauvery Basin Dams getting filled up before monsoon
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Cauvery Basin Dams getting filled up before monsoon

May 21, 2022

Kushalnagar: Above normal rainfall in April and May has resulted in increased inflows to the Harangi Dam, Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam and the Kabini Dam along the Cauvery Basin, a phenomenon that is normally observed in August-September every year. Looking at the inflows, engineers are expecting the reservoirs to be filled to the brim…

Rs. 50 lakh released for new elephant camp at Harangi
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Rs. 50 lakh released for new elephant camp at Harangi

December 20, 2021

Madikeri: The State Government has released Rs. 50 lakh to set up a new elephant camp at Harangi in Kodagu District. Already, Kodagu has two elephant camps, one at Dubare and another at Mathigodu near Anechowkur Gate that borders Mysuru. The aim of the new camp is to decongest the existing eight camps across Karnataka…

Hanging bridge to come up at Harangi Dam
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Hanging bridge to come up at Harangi Dam

August 3, 2021

Expert inspects Reservoir; Rs. 3.5 crore project; DPR to be readied Kushalnagar: To give a special view of Harangi Dam in Kodagu to thousands of tourists who flock the Dam, a hanging bridge will be constructed at a cost of Rs. 3.5 crore. The Harangi Dam is one of the many famous tourist spots of…

Elite KSISF takes over Harangi Dam security
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Elite KSISF takes over Harangi Dam security

July 18, 2021

No more unrestricted entry; move to curb illegal activities  Mysore/Mysuru: Amidst thick of a controversy over the safety and security of the KRS Dam in Mandya in the wake of rampant illegal mining, the State Government has upgraded the security of Harangi Dam in Kodagu district that is the only upstream reservoir that supplies water…

Kodagu District Minister offers Bagina at Harangi Dam
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Kodagu District Minister offers Bagina at Harangi Dam

July 17, 2021

Madikeri: With the Harangi Dam in Kodagu district full to the brim, thanks to copious rainfall in the past few days, Kodagu District Minister V. Somanna yesterday offered bagina at the Dam, in keeping with the tradition. During the offering of the Bagina, Somanna performed puja to four crest gates of the Dam and also…

Water released from Harangi
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Water released from Harangi

July 15, 2021

The inflow of water to Harangi Reservoir has increased to 14,091 cusecs this morning and only 7.5-ft is left for the dam to reach the maximum level. As of today, the water level had reached 2,853.69 feet. The maximum level of the Dam is 2,859 feet. As the reservoir is about to get filled, water…

Disaster preparedness in Kodagu…: Mock drill at Harangi Dam
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Disaster preparedness in Kodagu…: Mock drill at Harangi Dam

June 19, 2021

Kushalnagar: Realising that disaster preparedness is crucial for prevention of losses and successful coping as well as building community flood resilience, the Kodagu District Administration, in coordination with the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), Fire and Emergency Services Department and the Police conducted a mock exercise to gauge its preparedness for the recurring annual floods…

Transfer 11,722 hectares land to Forest Department: HC tells Govt.
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Transfer 11,722 hectares land to Forest Department: HC tells Govt.

April 29, 2021

Land must be handed over to re-compensate forest land utilised for Harangi Dam in Kodagu Bengaluru: The High Court (HC) of Karnataka has directed the State Government to transfer the entries in respect of 11,722.29 hectares of lands identified under C and D categories in Kodagu district to the Forest Department as was decided four…

Water shortage hits power generation at Harangi Dam
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Water shortage hits power generation at Harangi Dam

January 19, 2021

Despite bountiful rains, maximum power cannot be generated due to uncontrolled water release Kushalnagar: Hydroelectricity generation by Energy Development Company Limited (EDCL) in Kodagu district using water from Harangi Reservoir is having a setback as there is a water shortage in the Reservoir.  Though Kodagu has been receiving bountiful rains since 2018, power cannot be…

Harangi Dam now open to tourists
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Harangi Dam now open to tourists

November 20, 2020

Entry Ticket: Adults : Rs. 10; Children : Rs. 5 Kushalnagar: Harangi Reservoir, one of the important tourist places in Kodagu district, was thrown open for tourists from  Nov. 16. MLA M.P. Appachu Ranjan inaugurated a new ticket counter. Speaking on the occasion, he said opening of this dam has added to the list of…

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