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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…

CWMA orders Karnataka to release 2.5 tmcft of Cauvery water to TN
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CWMA orders Karnataka to release 2.5 tmcft of Cauvery water to TN

May 22, 2024

Chennai: The Cauvery Water Management Authority (CWMA) on Tuesday directed Karnataka to comply with the Cauvery Water Regulatory Committee’s (CWRC) recommendation to release 2.5 tmcft (thousand million cubic feet) of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu for May. However, the authority has failed to guarantee the lower riparian State, Tamil Nadu, to receive its due share…

Inflow into KRS Dam up by 1,771 cusecs
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Inflow into KRS Dam up by 1,771 cusecs

May 16, 2024

Srirangapatna: With substantial rainfall in Kodagu district over the past few days, the inflow into the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam in Srirangapatna taluk of Mandya district has increased. As of today morning, the water level of the Dam has reached the 80-ft mark. The maximum capacity of the dam is 124.80 feet. In terms…

Hale Unduwadi Project  to be completed in 2025
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Hale Unduwadi Project to be completed in 2025

May 5, 2024

The ambitious Hale Unduwadi Drinking Water Project, initiated in June 2021, is currently underway intending to provide drinking water to Mysuru city and 92 surrounding villages. The project is likely to be completed in 2025. Upon completion, the entire project, being taken up in phases, will facilitate the supply of Cauvery water from the Krishna…

Chaos at Brindavan Gardens musical fountain
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Chaos at Brindavan Gardens musical fountain

April 29, 2024

Tourists manhandle staff; demand ticket money refund Mysore/Mysuru: Tension prevailed within the Brindavan Gardens premises at the historic Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam in Srirangapatnataluk of Mandya district last Saturday evening, triggered by a flash protest from tourists demanding a refund of their entry fee due to the non-functioning status of the renowned musical fountains….

The Big Dip…
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The Big Dip…

April 18, 2024

Srirangapatna: The water level at the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam in Srirangapatna taluk of Mandya district, crucial for the livelihoods of millions of people, has plummeted to 82.94  feet today (Apr. 18), intensifying concerns amidst soaring summer heat. Furthermore, the persistent severity of a weak monsoon situation over the past seven years has heightened…

Water dispute: Cauvery Kriya Samithi holds post card agitation
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Water dispute: Cauvery Kriya Samithi holds post card agitation

March 31, 2024

Mysore/Mysuru: Members of Cauvery Kriya Samithi held a post card agitation seeking the intervention of President Draupadi Murmu on Cauvery issue in city yesterday. The protestors assembled near Central Post Office at Ashoka Road and dropped the post cards addressed to the President in the letter box. The members and the general public, who participated…

Enough water in KRS, Kabini reservoirs: CM Siddaramaiah
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Enough water in KRS, Kabini reservoirs: CM Siddaramaiah

March 20, 2024

Bengaluru: Reassuring residents amid the ongoing water crisis in the city, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah stated on Monday that there is sufficient water for drinking purposes, with the storage in KRS and Kabini reservoirs standing at 11.02 tmcft and 9.02 tmcft, respectively. Following an emergency meeting on tackling the water scarcity with officials from the Urban…

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