Tag: Krishna Raja Sagar Dam

KRS Dam crosses 100 ft. mark
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KRS Dam crosses 100 ft. mark

July 5, 2024

Mysore/Mysuru: Following copious rainfall in Kodagu, Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam is receiving a heavy inflow of water, with the water level touching 100 TMC feet (ft) against the maximum level of 124.8 feet today. According to the reading of water level at KRS Dam obtained this morning at 8, the water level stood at…

KRS Dam got 20-year lowest inflow in 2023-24
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KRS Dam got 20-year lowest inflow in 2023-24

June 2, 2024

Reasons: Monsoon failure, forest loss, land conversions in Kodagu Mysore/Mysuru: Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam, the lifeline of the people of Mandya and Mysuru districts, which also caters to the drinking water needs of towns and cities in Cauvery basin and Bengaluru, has recorded the lowest inflow in 20 years during the monsoon year of…

Nalwadi and Sir MV statues ready for inauguration at KRS
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Nalwadi and Sir MV statues ready for inauguration at KRS

May 6, 2024

Srirangapatna: Soon, visitors to Brindavan Gardens and the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam, which draw thousands of tourists daily, will have the opportunity to admire life-size statues of Rajarshi Nalwadi Krishnaraja Wadiyar, the Dam’s Chief Founder-Patron and Sir M. Visvesvaraya (Sir MV), the Dewan and the Chief Engineer responsible for the construction of the Reservoir…

KRS Dam water pumped out for VC Canal works
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KRS Dam water pumped out for VC Canal works

April 19, 2024

If water is only meant for drinking, how can authorities allow this illegality, question farmers Srirangapatna: Amidst a severe drinking water crisis in the Cauvery belt, including Kodagu, Mysuru, Mandya and Bengaluru, due to dwindling water levels at the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam, cases of water theft are emerging from the Dam. Continuous pumping…

Dam Safety Review Panel is final authority: High Court
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Dam Safety Review Panel is final authority: High Court

March 29, 2024

Mining activities around KRS Dam in Mandya Bengaluru: Three months after the Karnataka High Court imposed a ban on mining and blasting activities within 20-kilometre radius of the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam due to concerns over potential structural impacts from mining blasts, a Division Bench of the High Court (HC) has declared that the…

Water released from KRS Dam to ease Bengaluru’s crisis
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Water released from KRS Dam to ease Bengaluru’s crisis

March 9, 2024

Srirangapatna: In response to Bengaluru’s pressing water scarcity, authorities in Mandya have initiated the release of 2,000 to 2,500 cusecs (cubic metres per second) of water from the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam located in Srirangapatna taluk of Mandya district. As of last evening, four crest gates of the Dam (two near the VC Canal…

Water theft with pipes uncovered at KRS Dam
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Water theft with pipes uncovered at KRS Dam

March 2, 2024

Water clandestinely pumped to farm houses; officials disconnect supply, seize equipment Mysore/Mysuru: Amidst declining water levels at the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam in Srirangapatna Taluk of Mandya District, distress calls echo across Bengaluru, Mysuru, Mandya and Ramanagara districts due to acute water scarcity. This precarious situation notwithstanding, shockingly, it has come to light that…

Sluice gates check
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Sluice gates check

January 12, 2024

Parliament Panel visits KRS Dam to inspect crest gates works Srirangapatna/Mysuru: Amidst a High Court-imposed total ban on mining and quarrying activities within a 20-km radius of the historic Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam in Mandya District, a delegation from the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Water Resources visited the Dam yesterday.  The purpose of the…

Mining around KRS Banned
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Mining around KRS Banned

January 8, 2024

Bengaluru: The Karnataka High Court has imposed a ban on all forms of mining and quarrying activities within a 20-km radius of the historic Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam in Mandya district. The verdict was delivered by a Division Bench this morning comprising Chief Justice Prasanna B. Varale and Justice Krishna S. Dixit. The petition…

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