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Water level rises at KRS
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Water level rises at KRS

The Krishnaraja Sagar (KRS) Dam witnessed a rise in water level by 3.39 ft yesterday with the release of Hemavathi river water from Gorur Dam in Hassan. The water-level at KRS was heading towards dead-storage (74 ft) and in an effort to supply water to areas depending on River Cauvery, the authorities had released water…

KRS REALITY CHECK – 2: Enhancing Garden Aesthetics
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KRS REALITY CHECK – 2: Enhancing Garden Aesthetics

By S.T. Ravikumar (Continued from Feb. 28) Very soon, the Brindavan Gardens at the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam will attract thousands of tourists every day as it will be converted into a major tourist attraction, enhancing its aesthetic appeal. By further beautifying the garden, the State Government is hoping to double or treble the…

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A new look Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam

Taking advantage of the rapidly depleting water level at the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam, the State Government has launched a series of works to repair and rejuvenate the structure. Works are on to strengthen the walls, plugging leaks and cementing cracks.

KRS water level rises by 2 feet
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KRS water level rises by 2 feet

With the release of water from Hemavathi and Harangi reservoirs, the water level in KRS has risen by 2 feet. The water level in KRS dam which stood at 78.60 ft (maximum level 124.80 ft) on Saturday, touched 80.30 ft on Monday. The water level is expected to rise by one-and-half feet by today, as…

State plans to tap KRS Dam’s dead storage
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State plans to tap KRS Dam’s dead storage

Anticipating drinking water crisis in Bengaluru this summer, the State Government is putting in place a contingency plan to draw water from the dead storage of Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) reservoir at an estimated cost of Rs. 40 crore. A High-Level Meeting of Irrigation Officials on Feb. 21 discussed the possibility of pumping the dead…

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