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Despite shortage, water released to Tamil Nadu
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Despite shortage, water released to Tamil Nadu

Only moderate rainfall in Kodagu; KRS, Harangi, Kabini yet to fill up Srirangapatna:  Karnataka has started releasing Cauvery water from the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam to Tamil Nadu since last evening. The crest gates of the Dam were opened to release 4,500 cusecs of water, said Irrigation Department officials. This morning, the outflow was…

Harangi water level depletes: Kushalnagar residents worried
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Harangi water level depletes: Kushalnagar residents worried

Kushalnagar: Water level at Harangi Dam in Kodagu is slowly depleting. From its maximum capacity of 8.5 tmcft (thousand million cubic feet), the Dam level presently stands at 3.3 tmcft. The alarming depletion of water in Harangi has caused concern among residents of Kushalnagar, Koodige and surrounding areas who fear that they will face severe…

Fish die as water from Harangi Reservoir drained
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Fish die as water from Harangi Reservoir drained

Scores of fish at Harangi Reservoir were found dead and stuck to the silt (circled in red) at Herur backwaters as the authorities had drained the reservoir for maintenance works. Many fish, weighing about four to five kilograms, were found dead due to lack of water with some live fish found in small waterholes in…

KRRS stages demonstration demanding release of water to canals
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KRRS stages demonstration demanding release of water to canals

Mysuru: Demanding release of water in all canals of KRS, Kabini and Harangi reservoirs and to fill up large water bodies through lift irrigation projects, over 100 farmers, under the banner of KRRS and Hasiru Sene, staged a demonstration in front of Cauvery CADA office on Sayyaj Rao Road here this morning. Lashing out at…

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

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…

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