Tag: Kabini Dam

Kabini Dam Crest Gate malfunctions
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Kabini Dam Crest Gate malfunctions

August 10, 2019

Wire snaps due to lack of maintenance; officials restore gate in a two-day operation H.D. Kote: Even as there is an inflow of more than 1 lakh cusecs to Kabini Reservoir following heavy rains in Wayanad in Kerala that is the main catchment of Kabini, one of the four crest gates in the Reservoir has…

Water to be released to Kabini canals from Aug. 5
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Water to be released to Kabini canals from Aug. 5

August 2, 2019

Mysuru: As per the decision of the Irrigation Advisory Committee, water will be released from Kabini Dam to Kabini Left and Right bank canals, Hullahalli and Rampura Canals from Aug. 5, according to the Superintending Engineer, Kabini and Varuna Canal Circle. The water released to canals must be utilised only for drinking water and filling…

Farmers stage protest against release of water to TN
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Farmers stage protest against release of water to TN

July 23, 2019

Mysuru: Condemning the State Government’s action of releasing water to Tamil Nadu from KRS and Kabini dams, more than 50 farmers under the banner of Karnataka State Sugarcane Growers Association staged a protest in front of CADA office on Sayyaji Rao road here yesterday morning. Accusing the Government of failing to protect the interests of…

Flash Flood Mysuru-Nanjangud Highway blocked
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Flash Flood Mysuru-Nanjangud Highway blocked

August 10, 2018

Mysuru/Nanjangud:  For the second time after its inauguration in 1974, a volume of 71,100 cusecs of water was released from the Kabini Dam yesterday and the water release was stepped up to 75,000 cusecs and then to 80,000 cusecs by evening. This resulted in ‘flash flood’, blocking the Mysuru-Nanjangud National Highway (NH) 212 (now NH…

Kabini Dam full for second time
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Kabini Dam full for second time

July 10, 2018

Nanjangud: It is for the second time in a week this year that the water in Kabini dam has reached the maximum level of 2,292 feet. The inflow is 35,800 cusecs and the outflow is 38,000 cusecs. Tahsildar Dayanand, speaking to SOM, said that the officials of the Revenue, Irrigation and Police Departments have been…

Kabini water swallows farmer’s paddy crop
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Kabini water swallows farmer’s paddy crop

June 17, 2018

Nanjangud:  Unable to bear the sight of his standing paddy crop submerged in water released from Kabini Dam, a distraught farmer attempted suicide at Nanjangud this morning. The wailing farmer entered deep into the water and tried to drown himself. Fortunately, he was saved by his sons and fellow villagers who were passing by the…

CM offers ‘bagina’ at Kabini Dam
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CM offers ‘bagina’ at Kabini Dam

September 22, 2017

H.D. Kote: With Kabini dam in the taluk full to the brim following good rains in catchment areas, Chief Minister Siddharamaiah on Thursday offered ‘bagina’ to the river. Speaking on the occasion, the CM said the dam has been full after a gap of 2 years and he felt happy to offer bagina to the…

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