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Srirangapatna MLA visits KRS Dam; seeks info from officials
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Srirangapatna MLA visits KRS Dam; seeks info from officials

July 8, 2021

‘All Mandya JD(S) MLAs are involved in mining; what is wrong in it?’ Srirangapatna: Amidst raging controversy over the safety of Krishna Raja Sagar Dam in Mandya and following Mandya MP Sumalatha’s revelations that cracks have developed in the Dam due to mining activity, Srirangapatna MLA Ravindra Srikantaiah visited the Dam this morning to take…

Roadblocks greet MP Sumalatha at quarries
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Roadblocks greet MP Sumalatha at quarries

July 8, 2021

Mounds of debris dumped on roads to prevent inspection Irked MP demands CBI probe into illegal stone mining around KRS Srirangapatna: Political bitterness in Karnataka’s Sugar Bowl spilled over as roadblocks, mounds of debris and trenches on the way to stone quarries greeted Mandya MP Sumalatha Ambarish yesterday afternoon when she visited certain quarries operating…

Scouting for illegal mining not MP’s job: C.S. Puttaraju
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Scouting for illegal mining not MP’s job: C.S. Puttaraju

July 8, 2021

Mysuru/Pandavapura: Continuing his diatribe against Mandya MP Sumalatha Ambarish, former Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy has said that Sumalatha was attempting to extract money from the mining industry. “It is all about money and the legal miners are being targeted. Mining in the region is going on for over 50 years and anyone can investigate it,”…

Many join sparring over KRS Dam safety
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Many join sparring over KRS Dam safety

July 7, 2021

MP Sumalatha to visit quarrying sites today to ascertain illegality Mysore/Mysuru: The war of words between former Chief Minister and JD(S) leader H.D. Kumaraswamy that started with his distasteful remarks — that Mandya MP Sumalatha Ambarish should be made to sleep across the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam to prevent leakage — took a new…

KRS Dam to get SCADA system of water release control
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KRS Dam to get SCADA system of water release control

July 4, 2021

Once implemented, Reservoir will become first in State to have hi-tech feature of operating crest gates sitting at office Mysore/Mysuru: The Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam in Mandya district is all set to achieve the distinction of being the first reservoir in Karnataka to implement SCADA system of water monitoring for real-time and live data….

Lubrication of KRS crest gates begins
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Lubrication of KRS crest gates begins

June 21, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: The greasing and oiling  (lubrication) of crest gates installed at different levels of KRS Dam built over river Cauvery in Srirangapatna taluk of Mandya district has started. With the works being carried out as part of maintenance ahead of monsoon having begun, Cauvery Neeravari Nigam Ltd. (CNNL) Executive Engineer M.B. Raju inspected the works on…

KRS water level dips to 82 feet
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KRS water level dips to 82 feet

June 12, 2021

No problem for drinking water yet Water level for the past six years on this date June 12 2015 76.67 ft. 2016 76.56 ft.  2017 67.73 ft.  2018 77.25 ft.  2019 80.62 ft.  2020 92.30 ft.  2021 82.54 ft.  Srirangapatna: Water level at the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam in Mandya has plummeted to 82.54…

COVID pours cold water on KRS Dam Sluice Gate works
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COVID pours cold water on KRS Dam Sluice Gate works

May 28, 2021

By S.T. Ravikumar The ambitious project to replace the 143 sluice gates (crest gates) of Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam has been delayed inordinately and COVID has only worsened the situation. There are a total of 173 sluice gates of various dimensions and at various levels.  The reservoir, constructed across River Cauvery, was conceived and…

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