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Water release amidst shortage irks farmers
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Water release amidst shortage irks farmers

While Gejjaganahalli farmers protest inside a dry canal; Farmers of Nanjangud protest inside Kapila River Mandya/Mysuru: Even as the MLAs of all three major political parties in the State are busy formulating strategies either to safeguard the State Government or topple it, the farmers of old Mysuru region, especially those from Mandya and Mysuru districts…

Despite shortage, water released to Tamil Nadu
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Despite shortage, water released to Tamil Nadu

Only moderate rainfall in Kodagu; KRS, Harangi, Kabini yet to fill up Srirangapatna:  Karnataka has started releasing Cauvery water from the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam to Tamil Nadu since last evening. The crest gates of the Dam were opened to release 4,500 cusecs of water, said Irrigation Department officials. This morning, the outflow was…

State Government releases water from KRS to Visvesvaraya Canal
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State Government releases water from KRS to Visvesvaraya Canal

Water to be released till July 25 Mandya: There was a feeling of joy among the farming community with the State Government releasing water from KRS to Visvesvaraya Canal for a period of 10 days from today. The decision to release water was taken yesterday during an emergency meeting of Irrigation Consultative Committee involving Ministers…

KRS reaches 90 ft, long way to go for maximum 124.80 ft
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KRS reaches 90 ft, long way to go for maximum 124.80 ft

Mysore: The water level in Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam, built across the Cauvery near Srirangapatna and the lifeline of people of Mysuru, Mandya, Bengaluru and Tamil Nadu, is struggling to reach 100 feet and today’s level stood at 90.30 feet. It has a long way to go to reach the 100 feet mark and…

Farmers lay siege to KRS
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Farmers lay siege to KRS

Entry to tourists only after 5 pm Mandya / Srirangapatna: With the indefinite stir launched by the farmers at Mandya seeking immediate release of water to KRS and Hemavathi Canals entering the eighth day and the deadline set to the Government for releasing water also having ended today at 11 am, hundreds of farmers thronged…

Cauvery Water Authority meets: TN demands 31.24 TMC ft. of water
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Cauvery Water Authority meets: TN demands 31.24 TMC ft. of water

New Delhi:  The crucial Cauvery Water Management Authority (CWMA) meeting was held here this morning amid a weak monsoon aggravating the storage situation in the reservoirs in Cauvery River basin. As soon as the meeting began, Tamil Nadu told the Authority that Karnataka had failed to release the June quota of 9.19 TMC ft. of…

Project to fill 13 Lakes with KRS backwaters
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Project to fill 13 Lakes with KRS backwaters

Mysore: Lakes in and around Mysuru have neared historic lows and some have gone dry this summer as searing heat and parched ground have sucked up massive amounts of water. Considering the fast depletion of water in lakes, a life source for both humans and animals, the State Government has drawn up a massive pilot…

Works on to beautify Brindavan Gardens
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Works on to beautify Brindavan Gardens

Mysuru: The State Government that had announced grandiose plans to convert Brindavan Gardens at Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) reservoir into a Disneyland-type amusement park has sanctioned money to develop a stretch of the garden near the Cauvery Statue. Horticulture Dept. is developing the Garden in front of the Royal Orchid Hotel near the Cauvery Statue…

Cauvery Authority Team on Study Tour at KRS
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Cauvery Authority Team on Study Tour at KRS

Three-week inspection to study online monitoring system of Reservoirs through telemetry; Nothing to do with water-sharing issue Mysore: A team of experts from an Internal Committee of Cauvery Water Management Authority (CWMA) began a three-week long inspection of Cauvery Basin Reservoirs by visiting the KRS Dam in Srirangapatna Taluk of Mandya District this morning. The…

CWRC team to visit KRS tomorrow
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CWRC team to visit KRS tomorrow

Mysore:  As per the directions of the Cauvery Water Management Authority (CWMA), a team of Cauvery Water Regulatory Committee (CWRC) will visit KRS dam in Srirangapatna taluk of Mandya district tomorrow and the day after (June 4 & 5). The team will receive inputs on telemetry-based real time data acquisition and transmission for online monitoring…

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