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Category: non-narmada-dams :: Mettur
Last updated: May 19 2017 21:36 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Indian Eagle Owl sighted 19.5.2017 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
An Indian Eagle Owl (komban aanthai) was sighted by bird watchers in the dry catchment area of Mettur Dam recently. The fairly large bird has prominent brown ear-tufts and is called the rock eagle owl...
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Water scarcity shuts down two TNPL units 17.5.2017 The Hindu - Tamil Nadu
Third unit on verge of shutting down
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The roots of a golden jubilee 15.5.2017 Hindu: Cities
In the past few weeks — as well as at a celebration — we’ve heard much about the splendid growth of the Chemplast Sanmar Group from scratch 50 years ago and of how over those years it had nurtured and...
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Don’t wash clothes in river 8.5.2017 Hindu: News
The Mettur Municipality has urged the people not to wash clothes in the meagre water flowing in River Cauvery.In a statement here on Friday, Narayanan, Municipal Commissioner, said that a water pumpin...
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Renovation of water bodies progressing fast in Salem dt. 5.5.2017 Hindu: News
The ‘kudi maramathu project’ of renovating the water bodies with the active participation of the farmers is progressing at a fast pace in Salem district. A total of 48 works of rehabilitating the tank...
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Over 500 cows, bulls die in 25 days in Salem 4.5.2017 TOI: Cities
The lush green landscapes surrounding these villages have given way to parched stretches with dying trees and with no undergrowth.Wild animals in the forests never had difficulty finding food and water.
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Daunting water challenges across industries 2.5.2017 The Hindu - Tamil Nadu
Multiple industries relying on water as an input in the production process, including textile processing, construction and hydro-power, have been severely impacted by the ongoing water scarcity in south India
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Birds flock Pannavadi 1.5.2017 Hindu: News
The arrival of a large number of birds to the water spread area of Mettur Dam at Pannavadi has brought cheer to the local people. The presence of the birds of various varieties has brought much solace...
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Power shock for Salem Corporation 1.5.2017 Hindu: Cities
The civic body’s electricity consumption increases to over ₹ 39 crore
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Farmers want renovation of water courses 29.4.2017 Hindu: Cities
No restriction on depth of borewells: Collector
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Water level dips: dam inspected 27.4.2017 Hindu: Cities
With water level in the Stanley Reservoir in Mettur going down alarmingly due to the total failure of monsoon, and the inflow remaining at a meagre 14 cusecs, Selvakumar, Superintending Engineer, Publ...
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Church tower faces destruction 27.4.2017 Hindu: Cities
One of the twin towers of the 115-year-old St. Lourde’s Church in Mettur Dam is in the verge of destruction. Before the construction of the dam, 27 villages including Samapalli, Nayambadi, Samrajpetta...
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Call for rail blockade in State from April 25 15.4.2017 Hindu: Home
Protest to focus on securing T.N.’s right over Cauvery
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Large turnout of sellers at Karunkalpalayam shandy 14.4.2017 Hindu: News
Indications of distress sale of cattle pervasive
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Power supply disconnected 12.4.2017 Hindu: Cities
Power supply to 147 motor pumps used to draw water illegally from River Cauvery at various places in Pallipalayam were disconnected in the last one week. Due to poor water level in Mettur Dam, water w...
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Water supply connections to be disconnected 8.4.2017 Hindu: Home
The Salem Corporation has decided to disconnect water supply connections to all the commercial establishments temporarily to tide over the acute water shortage. A press release from the Corporation Co...
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Use water judiciously: municipality 6.4.2017 Hindu: News
With supply of Cauvery River water to those residing in Rasipuram Municipality stopping, officials have asked them to use the available water judiciously. Municipal Commissioner Krishnamoorthy said th...
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Drought scare looms as parched South India faces severe water crunch 3.4.2017 Top Stories
The verdure of south India is in deep danger with all the five states facing water crisis
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Water crisis looms in Tamil Nadu, with just 7-8% storage in reservoirs 1.4.2017 News
With several months to go before the next monsoon season, the live storage of water in the major reservoirs in Tamil Nadu has declined to around 7-8 per cent of the overall capacity. The State, however, is not hit by the heat wave unlike some Northern States. The capital city is also facing a huge crisis.A latest data from Central Water Commission (CWC) shows the current live storage in six important reservoirs in Tamil Nadu has dropped to 0.302 billion cubic meter (BCM) as against the live capacity at Full Reservoir Level (FRL) of 4.229 BCM.The live capacity at FRL in Lower Bhawani is 0.792 BCM, while the current live storage is 0.075 BCM. The reservoir in Mettur, which caters to the Cauvery Delta - known for its paddy production - has a live storage of 0.188 BCM, around seven per cent of the live capacity of 2.647 BCM. Vaigai reservoir, which has a capacity of 0.172 BCM, has a live storage of 0.006 BCM, it says. Chennai used to receive 830 million litres of water per day and the ...
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Tamil Nadu stares at drought as reservoir levels dip low 1.4.2017 TOI: Chennai
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