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Category: non-narmada-dams :: Tungabhadra
Last updated: Nov 16 2017 02:53 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Blame game over deadlock in resolving Mahadayi row 16.11.2017 Hindu: National
The ball is in your court, Chief Minister tells BJP members
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TB dam just 3.23 feet away from max level 17.10.2017 Deccan Herald - News
The Tungabhadra reservoir is just 3.23 feet away from reaching its maximum level. This follows copious rain in the dams catchment areas. This is the first time that the reservoir is nearing full capacity in the last couple of years. The present water level in the dam is 1,629 feet against the maximum level of 1,633 feet. The inflow, which was 30,219 cusecs on Monday, came down to 13,738 cusecs on Tuesday. A total of 23.23 tmc ft flowed into the dam since October 1. Farmers in the basin of the dam could not harvest a second crop in the last two years. There w as acute shortage of drinking water during summer. Farmers are hopeful that this year they can opt for a second crop if the present water level is maintained in the first week of December. The states share in the Tungabhadra is 60%, while undivided Andhra Pradesh gets the rest. All canals of the reservoir are getting water since September 1. The canals will get water till January to benefit the ...
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Quick rise in Nagarjunasagar water level raises hopes of farmers 15.10.2017 Hindu: Home
Inflows into reservoir recorded at about 2.67 lakh cusecs on Saturday night
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One more gate of Srisailam opened 13.10.2017 Hindu: Home
One more radial crest gate of the Srisailam dam was opened on Friday evening, in addition to the two gates that were opened at 8 am on Thursday, to let a total of over 83,000 cusecs of water from the...
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After drought, floods add to farmers’ misery in Raichur 11.10.2017 Hindu: News
Incessant rain lashing the district for the last one month has shattered their dreams of a good yield this season
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Thundershowers lash North Karnataka districts 6.10.2017 Deccan Herald - State
Several districts in North Karnataka received heavy showers, accompanied by thunder and lightning, while the south interior districts had some respite from the showers on Friday. Parts of Gadag district, including Nargund, Ron and Mundargi, experienced moderate to heavy rain for over two hours on Friday. Downpour threw life out of gear in Nargund town and several villages in the taluk. Several muddy houses have suffered partial damage in the rain. The overflowing Tungabhadra river has flooded the paddy fields at Hesaruru, Korlahalli, Gangapur, Singtalur, Hammige and surrounding villages in Mundaragi taluk. The ready-for-harvest jowar, maize, sunflower crop on a vast tract of land on either side of the Singtalur Lift Irrigation scheme canal is under water. Thunderstorm lashed Chittapur taluk in Kalaburagi district on Friday. A woman was struck dead by lightning at Bennur (B) village. Eramma Nagappa Naikodi (28), along with her husband, was returning home from in a bullock cart when the lightning struck ...
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Sindhanur residents to get water once in six days 6.10.2017 deccanherald.com
Water storage in lakes in the taluk has increased with the recent rains and the City Municipal Council has decided to release water once in six days to 31 wards in the town, informed CMC President Manjula Patil. Speaking to reporters after holding an emergency meeting with municipal members and officers here on Thursday, she said, the Doddakere which has a capacity to store water upto eight metres has a storage of six mitres at present. The Sannakere which can hold water upto four metres has three metres of water. At a time 35 MLD water is being released for 31 wards and till November the existing storage would be sufficient to supply water every day, she said. However, later water should be released to Tungabhadra Left Bank Canal and both the tanks should be filled. The people should not waste water but use it judiciously. Drinking water should be boiled and cleaned properly, she said. Municipal Commissioner Virupakshimurthy said, 8,500 legal water connections were given in the town. Already seven bill ...
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Rain lashes parts of Ballari 2.10.2017 Hindu: Home
Heavy rain lashed parts of Ballari district on Saturday evening. However, there were no reports of any casualties or destruction to property.It rained heavily for over 90 minutes and continued drizzl...
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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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