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Ananth Kumar to push for revival of Ballari steel plants 23.9.2017 deccanherald.com
Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar has said that he would hold talks with Union Minister of Steel Chaudhary Birender Singh and Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on reviving steel plants in the district, which have been shut due to disruption in iron ore supply. Speaking at the centenary celebrations of Veerashaiva Vidyavardhaka Sangha here on Saturday, the Union minister said, "Several steel plants have been shut down following the slow down in iron ore mining, including the captive mines, in the region. Lakhs of workers have lost their jobs and their families are in distress. I will highlight their plights during the meeting with the two ministers." "It is impossible to remove the silt in Tungabhadra reservoir, the lifeline of Koppal, Raichur and Ballari districts. The only solution is to build a parallel reservoir at Navali in Koppal district. I will pressure Union Water Resources Minister Nitin Gadkari to seriously consider the proposal of building another dam," the minister ...
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CM allays fears on Cauvery board 21.9.2017 deccanherald.com
Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Thursday said the Supreme Court on Wednesday had only indicated about constituting Cauvery River Water Management Board (CRWMB), and there is no need for farmers to be worried about it. Addressing the gathering during the Dasara inaugural ceremony atop Chamundi Hill, here, the CM said, the Supreme Court Judge had only made a passing remarks stating, why the management board should not be established. It is not an order, he clarified. The state government has been opposing the board, and will fight against it. The farmers need not to worry about it, he said. Though dams coming under Cauvery basin have not filled up to mark, the government will manage with the available water. Except Harangi and Kabini dams, Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) in Srirangapatna taluk and Hemavathi dams have not filled. Even water level is low at Tungabhadra dam, Siddaramaiah said. The dams could reach its maximum level only at the end of monsoon season. Due to shortage of rainfall initially, the ...
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CM to inaugurate projects today 21.9.2017 Hindu: Karnataka
Chief Minister Siddaramaiah will inaugurate the bridge across the Tungabhadra linking Hampi and Anegundi, lay foundation stone for a model engineering college at Talakal, and also set in motion variou...
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TS, AP all set to place their water demands before KRMB 19.9.2017 Hindu: Home
Storage swells at good pace in Srisailam reservoir
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Srisailam reservoir level touches 854.3 ft. 18.9.2017 Hindu: Andhra Pradesh
Level could go up due to constant inflows, say officials
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Srisailam gets 24 tmcft inflows in less than 2 days 17.9.2017 Hindu: Cities
Storage crosses 80 TMC ft
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CM reviews Polavaram and other irrigation projects 5.9.2017 Hindu: Home
Muchumarri LI to be commissioned on September 7
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Water level in Tungabhadra dam rises 4.9.2017 Hindu: National
On Sunday, the level stood at 1,624.25 ft as against the full reservoir level of 1,633 ft
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TB dam storage 20 tmc ft more than last yr 2.9.2017 deccanherald.com
More than 3 tmc ft of water flowed into the Tungabhadra dam in a single day.

The reservoir level, which was 67.752 tmc ft on Friday, reached 70.003 tmc ft on Saturday. The level was 65.282 tmc ft, 63.671 tmc ft and 61.736 tmc ft on Thursday, Wednesday and Tuesday.

The inflow was lesser on Saturday at 31,086 than 31,303 on Friday. The inflow was 20,524 cusecs on Thursday, 23,438 cusecs on Wednesday and 17,422 cusecs on Tuesday.

The outflow was 4,571 cusecs on Saturday, 2,264 cusecs on Friday. It was 1,033 cusecs to the right bank lower level canal and 880 cusecs to the right bank high level canal. The storage in the reservoir as on September 2 (Saturday) was 20 tmc ft more than that on the corresponding day last year, which was 50.001 tmc ft.
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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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Water in HLC will be used only for drinking water purposes: Uma 31.8.2017 Hindu: National
Minister asks revenue and police officials to prevent water theft in Anantapur
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Panel decides to release water to TB dam canals 29.8.2017 Deccan Herald - State
The government on Tuesday decided to release water from Tungabhadra dam to help farmers in Ballari, Koppal and Raichur districts so that they can take up agricultural activities. The farmers in these districts were facing acute drought conditions due to failure of monsoon. Water will be released for the next three months. A decision to this effect was taken as per the recommendation of the Tungabhadra Irrigation Consultative Committee (ICC). Labour Minister and chairman of the committee, Santhosh Lad, who chaired the meeting in Bengaluru on Tuesday, told reporters that water will be released to the Left Bank Main Canal (LBMC) and Right Bank Low Level Canal (RBLLC) from Wednesday.Farmers depending on the Right Bank High Level Canal (RBHLC) will receive water from September 5, while water will be released to the Raya-Basava canals from September 10. About 24 tmcft of water will be released into LBMC (2,800 cusecs from September 1 to 30) and 3,800 cusecs up to November 20. Water will be released into the ...
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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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Water from TB dam to be released for 90 days 29.8.2017 Hindu: National
The Irrigation Consultative Committee of the Tungabhadra Project on Tuesday resolved to release water from the Tungabhadra reservoir to its canals for 90 days from Wednesday.Briefing mediapersons afte...
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Greater flamingos paint a pretty picture in Ballari 27.8.2017 Hindu: National
The ancient Kamalapur tank built by the Vijayanagar kings near Hampi and also at Hallikere, a tank adjacent to Kannada University, is a visual treat for passers-by. They have been lucky to get a glimp...
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Shortage looms as ‘Sona Masuri’ not sown in Tungabhadra area this year 27.8.2017 Hindu: National
Perhaps for the first time in history, the Department of Water Resources has not released water from Tungabhadra reservoir to the command area for even the first crop this year. As a result, the vast ...
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Farmers with nurseries in the doldrums 25.8.2017 Hindu: Bangalore
Farmers who have raised paddy nurseries in Ballari district are in the doldrums this kharif season because of the non-release of water into the canals of the Tungabhadra dam.For, the seedlings in thei...
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Life in Gangavati hit as farmers observe bandh demanding water release 17.8.2017 Hindu: Home
Life in Gangavati town was affected following a bandh call given by farmers demanding release of water into the left bank main canal of the Tungabhadra dam to enable them take up cultivation. Barring ...
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Hema canal modernisation soon: Jayachandra 15.8.2017 Deccan Herald - News
District Minister T B Jayachandra said a project to modernise the canal supplying water from the Hemavathi reservoir to the district was on the anvil to prevent any breach in the future. Addressing a press meet after the flag hoisting on the Independence Day on Tuesday, Jayachandra said the canals in Hassan developed breach every year, whenever the water was let into them. "But the works taken up at a cost of Rs 625 crore have addressed the problem. Similarly, the Tumakuru Branch Canal needs modernisation. The canal developed breach near Tiptur was because it is old and lack modernisation. Nobody can be held responsible for the breach." The minister said a plan to supply Tungabhadra back waters to Molakalmur, Challakere and Pavagad at a cost of Rs 2,200 crore was readied and was awaiting the Cabinets approval. On lawyers strike Jayachandra said the lawyers in the district were requested to withdraw their strike. "Lawyers are like officials of the Court of Law. They should not protest. The Supreme Court ...
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Release two tmcft water from Tungabhadra dam: CPI(M) 12.8.2017 Hindu: Cities
CPI(M) functionaries demonstrated near the Kurnool Collectorate on Friday demanding release of two tmc ft of water from Tungabhadra dam to cater to the drinking water needs of Kurnool city.Kurnool cit...
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