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Sewage, industrial effluents contaminating River Cauvery: Dy.CM asks CNNL officials to examine complaints
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Sewage, industrial effluents contaminating River Cauvery: Dy.CM asks CNNL officials to examine complaints

June 26, 2024

Minister for Forests and Environment, Minister for Large and Medium Industries too seek report on pollution  Mysore/Mysuru: In response to alarming reports of sewage and industrial effluents, including arsenic, zinc, chromium, lead, and nickel, contaminating the Cauvery River at Srirangapatna in Mandya district, Deputy Chief Minister D.K. Shivakumar has directed officials from Cauvery Neeravari Nigam…

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…

Mysuru’s raw sewage, industry effluents pollute River Cauvery
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Mysuru’s raw sewage, industry effluents pollute River Cauvery

May 28, 2024

Srirangapatna: A significant amount of sewage mixed with industrial effluents from Mysuru city is flowing into the Cauvery River at Srirangapatna, turning the river toxic. This situation has raised health concerns among the people who rely on Cauvery water. At Belagola, near the Infosys campus on Mysuru-Mandya border, a canal carries industrial effluents into the…

Sewage water flow from Mysuru to Mandya: Mandya DC writes to Mysuru DC, MCC Commissioner to put an end to the flow
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Sewage water flow from Mysuru to Mandya: Mandya DC writes to Mysuru DC, MCC Commissioner to put an end to the flow

May 27, 2024

Mandya: In response to sewage from Mysuru contaminating the Cauvery River in Srirangapatna, Mandya Deputy Commissioner (DC) Dr. Kumara has urged the Mysuru Deputy Commissioner and the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) Commissioner to take immediate action. Addressing a press conference in Mandya yesterday, Dr. Kumara said that he has received several complaints from the residents…

Sewage water from Mysuru to Mandya raises health concerns
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Sewage water from Mysuru to Mandya raises health concerns

May 26, 2024

Srirangapatna: Even as the recent incident of a youth dying and several others falling ill due to the consumption of contaminated water at K. Salundi village in Mysuru district has triggered vast concerns, the residents of Srirangapatna were forced to consume water unfit for consumption with the local authorities turning a blind eye towards the…

113-year-old Papegowda passes away
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113-year-old Papegowda passes away

May 22, 2024

Srirangapatna: Papegowda (113), a resident of Majjigepura village in the taluk, passed away yesterday at the village. He leaves behind six sons including retired Executive Officer of Mandya CHESCom Shivegowda, one daughter and a host of relatives and friends. Last rites were held yesterday evening, according to family sources.

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…

Cauvery row to be resolved during Deve Gowda’s lifetime: HDK
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Cauvery row to be resolved during Deve Gowda’s lifetime: HDK

April 23, 2024

Srirangapatna: Mandya NDA candidate and former Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy (HDK) said that the Cauvery water sharing row between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu will be resolved and the Mekedatu Project across River Cauvery along Karnataka-Tamil Nadu border will be executed  during the lifetime of JD(S) Supremo and former Prime Minister H.D. Deve Gowda. Addressing a…

KRS Dam water pumped out for VC Canal works
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KRS Dam water pumped out for VC Canal works

April 19, 2024

If water is only meant for drinking, how can authorities allow this illegality, question farmers Srirangapatna: Amidst a severe drinking water crisis in the Cauvery belt, including Kodagu, Mysuru, Mandya and Bengaluru, due to dwindling water levels at the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam, cases of water theft are emerging from the Dam. Continuous pumping…

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