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More inflows likely into Srisailam 23.9.2017 Hindu: Hyderabad
Water level in Srisailam reservoir reached 865.6 feet with storage of about 125 TMC ft as at 9 p.m. on Saturday in spite of releases to Nagarjunasagar project downstream, to Kalwakurthy and Handri-Nee...
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Record water discharge from Almatti dam 21.9.2017 deccanherald.com
A total of 90,000 cusecs of water was released from the Almatti reservoir on Thursday, a first for this year. Fifteen out of the total 26 gates were opened to let the water out to River Krishna. Of the total amount of water discharged, 45,000 cusecs flowed out through the hydel power station of the dam, generating 290 MW. The Almatti dam has reached the maximum level of 519.6 metres with 123 tmc ft of storage. The inflow has been high due to heavy discharge from dams in Maharashtra and good showers in the Krishna basin of the state. A total of 18,764 cusecs has been released from Koyna dam in Maharashtra. The inflow to the river through Rajapur barrage is 79,470 cusecs. Release of more water depends on the amount of inflow as rain has receded in Maharashtra, reservoir sources said. Six low-lying bridges in Chikkodi taluk, Belagavi district, have been submerged. The Shinglapur bridge on the outskirts of Gokak town was also submerged due to the increase in inflow to River Ghataprabha, due to heavy rain in ...
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Alert sounded along Krishna river in Yadgir 21.9.2017 Hindu: News
An alert has been sounded in areas along the banks of the Krishna river in Yadgir district.Following the huge quantum of water being released from Narayanpur reservoir in Surpur taluk, Yadgir district...
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Maharashtra rain pushed up inflow to Krishna, tributaries 20.9.2017 deccanherald.com
Heavy downpour in southern Maharashtra and in the catchment areas of River Krishna and its tributaries has increased inflow in the rivers in Chikkodi taluk, Belagavi district. Three low-lying bridges were submerged on Wednesday. The Kallol-Yadur bridge across River Krishna, Karadga-Bhoj bridge across River Doodhganga and Bhojwadi-Kunnar bridge across River Vedganga have been submerged. Residents were forced to use alternative roads. The Western Ghats region in Maharashtra has been receiving heavy downpour for the past four days that has led to 30,000 cusecs of water being released from Rajapur barrage into River Krishna and 14,000 cusecs being released into River Doodhganga. Belagavi cuty, Bailahongal town and various villages of neighbouring taluks received rain. The inflow of water from Almatti dam was 44,000 cusecs and outflow was 45,000 cusecs. Hence, there was no fear of floods and people need not panic, said tahsildar C S Kulkarni. Karwar received heavy rain intermittently on Wednesday. Rain lashed ...
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The drawback of being lower riparian States 12.9.2017 Hindu: Home
New irrigation plans under Almatti, Narayanpur to spell doom for AP, TS
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UKP still awaits MoEF clearance 7.9.2017 Deccan Herald - State
The Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) is yet to give its approval for the state government's proposal to raise the height of Almatti dam to increase water storage capacity. Anjum Parwez, Managing Director, Krishna Bhagya Jala Nigam Limited (KBJNL), told DH that the department had sought for clearance to store water and to take up works on lift irrigation schemes. The MoEF has sought for clarification on the dispute pertaining to Maharashtra, Telangana and Andhara Pradesh. The ministry has also sought for clarification on the irrigation works to be taken up. "We are consulting our legal team on this before approaching the MoEF again. The MoEF has not given any time frame to respond," Parwez said. Parwez added that the MoEF had at present not taken note of the writ petitions filed in various courts on the inter-state drinking water issue. The KBJNL has proposed to increase the height of Almatti dam to 523.26 metres from the existing 519.6 metres, for which 22 villages in the vicinity will get ...
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Water storage in major reservoirs still below average 4.9.2017 deccanherald.com
Even as rain pounded many parts of Karnataka in the past one week, major reservoirs were still far from their storage capacity which remained below average, officials said. "Though we received good rainfall in one week, dams are still below the average", said Dr G S Srinivasa Reddy, director, Karnataka State Natural Disaster Monitoring Centre. Reddy said that the Almatti dam in north Karnataka was full to its capacity but the inflow is not satisfactory. "Almatti dam is full because we are not releasing water into the canals. We are expecting more flow of water," he said. Data shows that Krishnaraja Sagar dam that provides water to Mysuru, Mandya and Bengaluru has 100 ft water against the full capacity of 124 ft Hemavathi has 2,893.27 ft water against the capacity of 2,922 ft. Bhadra dam has a capacity of 2,158 while presently it has 2,134.16 ft water. Similarly, Linganamakki dam with a capacity of 1,819 ft has 1,794.80 ft. Vijay Kumar, chief engineer, Inter-State Water, Cauvery river, said the flow in ...
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54K cusecs of water released from Almatti dam 1.9.2017 Deccan Herald - News
As much as 54,012 cusec of water was released from the four crest gates of Almatti reservoir from Friday as the inflow into the dam increased owing to heavy rain in Maharashtra. The 519.60-meter reservoir has water up to 519.59 meter. The inflow into the dam stood at 56,879 cusec on Friday. "More water will be released in the coming days as the inflow goes up. People residing on river banks should be careful," said Jagannatha Reddy, the chief engineer of the Krishna Bhagya Jala Nigam Limited. Though the dam filled in the first week of August, water was not released from it till now. Reddy said that 8 tmcft of water was being released to Telangana from Basavasagara dam in Narayanapura since Thursday. River Bheema too is in spate since 65,000 cusec of water has been released into the river from Ujani dam in Maharashtra. Several villages on the river bank in Indi taluk face flood threat. Roads and bridges on the way to Solapur in Maharashtra have been submerged due to raisingwater ...
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State to release 1.8 tmcft water from Almatti to Telangana 1.9.2017 deccanherald.com
Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Friday assured a delegation of Congress MLAs from Telangana that Karnataka will release 1.8 tmcft of water from Almatti/Narayanapura reservoirs for drinking water purpose of the neighbouring state. The chief minister told the Telangana MLAs that Karnataka itself has been enduring acute drought conditions, which has also affected drinking water supply. Telangana has appealed to Karnataka to release 15 tmcft water. To this, Siddaramaiah has said that Karnataka can release another five tmcft water at the most. But, if Karnataka receives more rains, then it would release more water, he said. When Telanagana MLA from Alampur S A Sampath Kumar, submitted a memorandum requesting the chief minister to expedite works on the Rajoli Banda diversion scheme, the Siddaramaiah said that appropriate measures will be taken after holding a meeting of officials. The Rajoli Banda Diversion scheme is a multi-state project of Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana consisting of an anicut across ...
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Almatti nearing full reservoir level, TB dam, KRS receive good inflow 31.8.2017 Deccan Herald - State
The inflow to Almatti, Tungabhadra and Krishnaraja Sagar reservoirs has increased in the last two days following copious rain in Western Ghats of Karnataka and Maharashtra. The Lal Bahadur Shastri reservoir at Almatti in Bagalkot district is inching towards full reservoir level (FRL) following huge inflow to Krishna river. The reservoir had reached FRL (519.60 metres) on August 1. The water level at Almatti dipped after Krishna Jala Bhagya Nigama Ltd (KJBNL) released water to Narayanpur dam and to Krishna Command area. The reservoir has now come alive following the incessant rain in its catchment. On Thursday alone, Almatti reservoir has received 35,224 cusecs (about 3 tmcft) while the outflow was 29,356 cusecs. The water level in Almatti, on Thursday, stood at 519.48 metres, only .12 metres short of reaching the full reservoir level. The monsoon has returned to its full vigour in Western Ghats falling in Maharashtra. In the last 24 hours, Dudhganga has recored 8.4 cm, Radhanagari received 7.1 cm, ...
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BTPS resumes electricity generation 29.8.2017 deccanherald.com
Nearly a month after it shut down operations, Ballari Thermal Power Station (BTPS) has started generating electricity. As on Tuesday, the energy department was generating 332 MW from just one of the three units. Electricity generation started just two days back. The installed capacity of the plant is 1,700 MW. G Kumar Naik, managing director, Karnataka Power Corporation Ltd (KPCL) said this was the first time the unit had stopped functioning because of water shortage. "Unless water is released for irrigation, we cannot draw water to generate electricity. Since the Tungabhadra dam was worst hit, generating power was not possible. Tungabhadra is half the size of Almatti, but still there is not much water," he said. The reservoir capacity of Tungabhadra is 1,633 feet above mean sea level and as on August 29, its level was 1,621.27 feet. "We are not sure how long the generation can be sustained. Till the state releases water, we will remain operational. Importance needs to be given to drinking and irrigation ...
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Gadag, U-K, Kodagu dists receive good spells of rain 24.8.2017 deccanherald.com
Moderate to heavy showers continued to lash parts of coastal districts, Malnad and plains on Thursday. Torrential rain lashed Nidagundi in Basavana Bagewadi taluk of Vijayapura district. The skies opened up at Wednesday night and the town near Almatti continued to receive showers till Thursday evening. Several roads in the town have been inundated with rainwater. The showers have brought smiles on the faces of farmers in the region. The town had experienced rain for the last time in June first week. While it rained heavily in Nidagundi, Almatti, which is five km away, received light showers in spells on Thursday. Meanwhile, Gadag town and parts of district, including Gajendragad, Nargund and Ron, experienced light showers on Thursday. The prevailing dank weather has turned parts of the town, including Vivekananda Nagar, P&T Quarters, Rajiv Gandhi Nagar, into slush fields. Also, the UGD works and works on water lines have made matters worse. Karwar and parts of Uttara Kannada district continued to receive ...
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Major reservoirs present pathetic picture 19.8.2017 Hindu: Hyderabad
Hopes of farming in kharif recede
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Govt has no role in FIR against Yeddyurappa: CM 18.8.2017 Deccan Herald - State
Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has said that the state government has no role in the FIRs filed by Anti-corruption Bureau against BJP state president B S Yeddyurappa on the denotification of government land at Avalahalli in Bengaluru. He was speaking to the reporters after offering 'Bhagina' to Krishna River at Lal Bahadur Shastri reservoir in Basavana Bagewadi taluk of Vijayapura district on Friday. The Congress government had not indulged in vendetta politics and would never do so, he said. "Nobody is above the law of land. ACB has filed an FIR based on the complaint lodged against Yeddyurappa. The state government is unnecessarily dragged into the issue. If it is not a vendetta politics, then how do you interpret the I-T raids on the premises of Energy Minister D K Shivakumar," the chief minister questioned. To a specific query, Siddaramaiah said that the Congress will retain the power in the state on its own. Former minister H Y Meti, who was not seen in public after the rape victim lodged a complaint ...
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Farmers asked to take up rain-dependent crops as water level in four dams is poor: Minister 16.8.2017 Hindu: Karnataka
Water Resources Minister M.B. Patil has regretted that expect Almatti, no other major reservoir in the State has reached the full level this year. “The water level in four major dams, including KRS an...
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Parched state banks on monsoon revival; more rainfall forecast for next 10 days 14.8.2017 Deccan Herald - State
The state, which is facing another drought year, is now banking on the revival of the monsoon. According to the Karnataka State Natural Disaster Monitoring Centre (KSNDMC), the state has received 27% deficit rainfall. However, the situation could improve in the coming days as the weatherman has forecast the monsoon's revival in the next 10 to 12 days. "Conditions seem favourable for the formation of upper air cyclonic circulation and trough, due to which good rainfall is likely to occur in coastal and south interior Karnataka regions," said an India Meteorological Department official. "From June 1 till August 11, against the normal of 558 mm, Karnataka has received only 407 mm rainfall. Only four districts (Kalaburagi, Raichur, Koppal and Uttara Kannada) received normal rainfall, while the remaining 26 have received a deficit," said S S M Gavaskar, KSNDMC scientist. Gavaskar said the worst-hit regions are Dharwad, Haveri, Gadag and Bengaluru Urban. "The deficit rainfall in regions varies from 30 to 50%," ...
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Telangana Cong urges Karnataka govt to release water 14.8.2017 deccanherald.com
The main opposition Congress in Telangana today urged the Karnataka government to release water from its reservoirs to meet the drinking water needs in the state. Telangana Congress president N Uttam Kumar Reddy wrote a letter this regard to Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, who also belongs to the Congress. "The Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee resolved in its full executive committee meeting yesterday to request the Karnataka government to release the drinking water in appropriate quantity, to overcome the shortage in Telangana now," Reddy said in the letter to Siddaramaiah. The TRS government in Telangana has already requested Karnataka to release 15 TMC of water from Almatti-Narayanpur reservoir, to meet the drinking water needs. Telangana Irrigation Minister T Harish Rao had written a letter last week to his Karnataka counterpart M B Patil. Reddy thanked the chief minister of Karnatakafor releasing water last year following a similar ...
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‘Ask Karnataka to release 15 tmcft for drinking needs’ 11.8.2017 Hindu: National
Sukhender blames Cong. leaders for ignoring Nalgonda
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Staring at crisis, Telangana seeks water from Karnataka 9.8.2017 TOI: Cities
Harish Rao said in his letter that the water level at Puttamgandi under Nagarjunsagar project was now at just about 500 ft against the normal minimum draw down level of 510 feet.
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Telangana urges Karnataka to release 15 TMC water 9.8.2017 Hindu: News
Hyderabad city, Nalgonda district facing shortage due to lack of inflows into NSP this year
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