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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…

Woman, along with three children, jumps into canal, commits suicide
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Woman, along with three children, jumps into canal, commits suicide

November 15, 2020

Kushalnagar: Unable to bear the harassment from her drunkard husband, a woman, along with her three children, has reportedly committed suicide by jumping into the left bank canal of Harangi in Aragallu village in Kodagu-Hassan border on Friday. The deceased are Chennamma (48) and her sons Vijay (6), Vinay (3 ½) and daughter Deeksha (2…

State Cabinet approves Rs. 130 cr. to desilt Harangi Dam
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State Cabinet approves Rs. 130 cr. to desilt Harangi Dam

November 13, 2020

Bengaluru/Mysuru: The Karnataka Cabinet has accorded administrative approval to release Rs. 130 crore to remove silt from Harangi Dam at Somwarpet Taluk in Kodagu District. Harangi is the main Cauvery water supply reservoir from the catchment areas to Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam in Mandya, the lifeline of South Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. The Cabinet…

Kodagu receives 272 percent more rainfall in just 7 days
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Kodagu receives 272 percent more rainfall in just 7 days

August 10, 2020

Kushalnagar: Kodagu received 579 mm rainfall in seven days between Aug. 3 and Aug. 9 as against a normal rainfall of 156 mm. According to Karnataka State Natural Disaster Monitoring Centre (KSNDMC), this is the highest rainfall in Karnataka. With 579 mm rains, the district has received 272 percent more rainfall in just seven days,…

Mysuru DC, SP visit Harangi Dam; take stock of water release process
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Mysuru DC, SP visit Harangi Dam; take stock of water release process

August 7, 2020

Kushalnagar: Mysuru Deputy Commissioner (DC) Abhiram G. Sankar, Superintendent of Police C.B. Ryshyanth, Zilla Panchayat CEO Prashanth Kumar Mishra and Periyapatna Tahsildar Shwetha visited Harangi Dam yesterday and met the officials to take stock of the water release from the Dam that directly affects the villages of Mysuru District.  The DC and officials examined the…

Rain pounds Kodagu; all rivers in spate
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Rain pounds Kodagu; all rivers in spate

August 5, 2020

Normal life thrown out of gear; Indian Meteorological Department forecasts heavy to very heavy rains till August 9 Madikeri: Similar to the pattern that began in 2018 and continued last year, Kodagu is receiving heavy to very heavy rainfall in August coupled with gusty winds. Rain has been pounding the district since the last four…

Cauvery Neeravari Nigam issues flood warning
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Cauvery Neeravari Nigam issues flood warning

August 4, 2020

16,000 cusecs water released from Kabini Reservoir today 4,750 cusecs water released from Harangi yesterday Mysore/Mysuru: The Office of the Executive Engineer, Cauvery Neeravari Nigam Limited (CNNL), Kabini Reservoir Division at H.D. Kote taluk in the district, has issued flood warning as large quantity of water from the Kabini Reservoir would be released this morning….

Harangi Dam full: Water released
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Harangi Dam full: Water released

August 4, 2020

Kushalnagar: Following copious rains across Kodagu district, over 4,750 cusecs of Cauvery water has been released yesterday from the Harangi Dam in Kodagu district following heavy inflow in the region. The four crest gates of Harangi Dam in Somwarpet Taluk have been opened releasing water to the Krishnaraja Sagar (KRS) Dam in Mandya district. The…

Harangi Dam Full: Madikeri MLA Appachu Ranjan offers ‘Bagina’
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Harangi Dam Full: Madikeri MLA Appachu Ranjan offers ‘Bagina’

July 31, 2020

Kushalnagar: Following copious rains across Kodagu district, the Harangi reservoir is almost full. The dam is two feet short of reaching its maximum level of 2,859 feet at 2,857 feet this morning. Before the crest gates were opened, Madikeri MLA M.P.  Appachu Ranjan offered ‘Bagina’ to River Cauvery after performing puja to the statue of…

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