Tag: Krishna Raja Sagar Dam

Flood alert sounded downstream KRS, Kabini
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Flood alert sounded downstream KRS, Kabini

July 7, 2022

33,602 cusecs inflow recorded at KRS due to heavy rains in Kodagu 4,000 cusecs to be released from Kabini; inflow of 18,563 cusecs Boating at Ranganathittu Sanctuary might close if outflow is high Mysore/Mysuru: With just 7.86 ft for the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam to reach its maximum capacity, a flood alert has been…

KRS, Kabini, Harangi inflow increases
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KRS, Kabini, Harangi inflow increases

July 5, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: Widespread and incessant rains in Kodagu district, especially at the Cauvery River catchment areas in Madikeri Taluk, has resulted in the increased inflow to the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam. With the increased inflow, there are speculations that the Dam will reach its maximum capacity of 124.80 feet by July end. Yesterday morning, an…

Government mum on KRS Disneyland project
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Government mum on KRS Disneyland project

July 5, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: The ambitious project of converting the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam and Brindavan Gardens into a Disneyland-like tourist destination will not be a reality anytime soon as the State Government has not evinced any interest in it. The project was initiated by the then CM H.D. Kumaraswamy and then Tourism Minister S.R. Mahesh,  strongly…

100 ft water in KRS for first time in 10 years during May
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100 ft water in KRS for first time in 10 years during May

May 15, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: The Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam in Srirangapatna taluk of Mandya district has written a record of sorts by storing 100 ft water in May, the peak summer season. This is for the first time in 10 years that the water level has stood at 100 ft during May. Above normal rainfall in the…

Sir M.V’s great-grandnephew, family visit KRS Dam
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Sir M.V’s great-grandnephew, family visit KRS Dam

May 10, 2022

Srirangapatna: The family members of Bharat Ratna Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya (Sir. M.V.) were touched to hear from the officers manning the Krishna Raja Sagar Dam (KRS) in Mandya that people of Mandya worship Sir. M.V. and Nalwadi Krishnaraja Wadiyar every day as they have transformed their lives by giving them a permanent source of water…

Woman killed as truck rams into scooter
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Woman killed as truck rams into scooter

April 10, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: A 38-year-old woman was killed on the spot, when a truck rammed into the scooter she was riding near Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS)  on Saturday morning. The deceased woman has been identified as Sumathi, a resident of Sindaboganahalli in Pandavapura taluk and an employee of a garment factory. On Saturday at about 6 am,…

Guv visits Shuka Vana, Palace, KRS
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Guv visits Shuka Vana, Palace, KRS

March 23, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: Karnataka Governor Thaawarchand Gehlot, who is in city to attend programmes organised by the University of Mysore (UoM), visited various tourist spots in and around Mysuru yesterday after the Convocation event at Crawford Hall. The Governor visited Mysore Palace, where he was welcomed by Pramoda Devi Wadiyar, who explained about the history of Wadiyars…

Water seepage from KRS Dam a daunting task
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Water seepage from KRS Dam a daunting task

January 27, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: A record amount of rocks have been extracted during deep earth digging to implement the Hale Unduwadi Drinking Water Project. As such, there is continuous seepage of water from the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam. This year, the maximum storage at KRS Dam has crossed more than 55 continuous days and as such the…

In 90-year history, KRS Dam remains full for 60 days
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In 90-year history, KRS Dam remains full for 60 days

December 27, 2021

Srirangapatna: In what could be termed as a record in the history of 90 years, the maximum water storage has been maintained for 60 days in Krishnaraja Sagar (KRS) Reservoir. KRS Dam, situated near Srirangapatna in Mandya district, is the lifeline of the people of Mysuru, Mandya, Bengaluru and other districts, who depend on Cauvery…

Infosys Narayana Murthy couple visits KRS
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Infosys Narayana Murthy couple visits KRS

November 14, 2021

Infosys Founder N.R. Narayana Murthy and his wife Infosys Foundation Chairperson Sudha Murty, visited KRS Reservoir and Brindavan Gardens near Srirangapatna in Mandya district on Saturday and viewed the massive storage of water in the reservoir. Sudha Murty expressed happiness that the reservoir had reached its maximum level this year too. “Let the reservoir reach…

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