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Category: non-narmada-dams :: Mettur
Last updated: Aug 23 2018 21:57 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Part of Coleroon regulator dam washed away due to heavy flow of water in Tamil Nadu 23.8.2018 Zee News : States
Eight of the 45 shutters of the dam were washed away after the collapse of a section of a 92-year old road bridge across Coleroon.
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Tamil Nadu farmers agitated over not getting water even as Cauvery flows in... 21.8.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Tamil Nadu farmers agitated over not getting water even as Cauvery flows in...
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Tamil Nadu's Mettur dam at full reservoir level for second time 13.8.2018 Sify Finance
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District administrations taking all flood safety measures: Tamil Nadu 12.8.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
With the Cauvery in spate following heavy discharge from Mettur dam, the Tamil Nadu government on Sunday said district administrations concerned were taking all safety measures in the wake of the alert issued by CWC. Talking to reporters here, Revenue and Disaster Management Minister R B Udayakumar said, "There is a ban on visiting places prone to flooding. People are advised not to indulge in activities such as taking selfies, fishing, swimming and other recreational activities." "District administrations concerned have been taking safety measures based on an alert issued by Central Water Commission (CWC) on August 9," he said. Evacuation of people from lowlying areas among other steps are being taken up by respective district officials, the minister said adding that revenue, disaster management and district officials are on high alert. Flood alert has been issued to Salem, Erode, Namakkal, Karur Tiruchi, Thanjavore, Pudukkottai, Ariyalur, Perambalur, Thiruvarur, Cuddalore and Nagapattinam. Official ...
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Tamil Nadu: Flood alert issued for Cauvery river in 6 districts 10.8.2018 DNA: Money
A flood alert was issued along the banks of Cauvery in six Tamil Nadu districts today with Karnataka releasing more than one lakh cusecs of water into the inter-state river in the wake of heavy rains there, officials said today. The alert was issued a day after the Central Water Commission (CWC) gave the first advisory warning, saying combined discharge of water (more than one lakh cusecs) from Kabani and KRS dams in Karnataka was expected to reach Mettur Dam in Salem district of Tamil Nadu by tomorrow. "Suitable precautionary steps may be taken and downstream areas informed of the (water) release", the advisory issued by CWC's Southern Rivers Division. Accordingly, the collectors of Krishnagiri, Dharmapuri, Salem, Erode, Tiruchirapalli and Thanjavur districts gave the flood alert asking people living along the banks of the river, particularly those in low lying areas, to move to safer places in case of flood, official sources said. All preventive and safety measures have been taken to meet any ...
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Mild tremors felt in Tamil Nadu's Salem district 22.7.2018 DNA: Urban Tales
A mild tremor with a magnitude of 3.3 was experienced today in various parts of Salem district, about 120 km from here, triggering panic among people who rushed out of their homes. However, no damage was reported, district officials said. The tremor was felt at Thivattipatti, Ammapettai, Omalur, Tharamangalam and Kannangurichi for a few seconds around 7.50 AM, they said. The tremor was also felt in and around Mettur dam, which was brimming to full, they added. The magnitude of the tremor was not recorded as the seismograph installed in Salem district collector's office was out of order. District officials said there was no cause for concern in the area. Meanwhile, Public Works Department officials are carrying out inspection of the dam area. Besides, the tremor was felt in a few places in Dharmapuri district, officials added. Article ...
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Delta ryots ditch kuruvai for early samba paddy, again 27.6.2018 Hindu: Rx
Pin their hopes on July 2 meeting
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Cautious optimism over kuruvai prospects in delta region 20.6.2018 Hindu: Health
Farmers feel that they have a realistic chance of going in for the crop even if opening of Mettur reservoir is delayed
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Water from Kabini reaches Mettur dam 18.6.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Inflow touches 15,000 cusecs following widespread rain in catchment areas
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Water released from Kabini reservoir reaches Mettur dam 17.6.2018 The Hindu - Tamil Nadu
The water released from Kabini reservoir in Karnataka three days ago reached the Mettur Dam here on Sunday morning.“The water released from Kabini r
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Mettur dam fails to open on scheduled date yet again 13.6.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Water level in reservoir meagre; farmers disappointed for seventh year in a row
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State failed to put pressure on Centre for Cauvery water: farmers 12.6.2018 Hindu: Tiruchirapalli
CM should meet PM to ensure release T.N.’s due share: farmers
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State govt. announces ₹115 cr. kuruvai package 9.6.2018 Hindu: National
But water cannot be released from the Mettur dam on the customary date of June 12 owing to poor storage, says CM
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Opposition parties stage walkout 9.6.2018 Hindu: National
The DMK on Friday led a walkout by Opposition parties from the Assembly, in protest against the statement of Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami th
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Limits to dialogue 6.6.2018 Hindu: Opinion
It is unwise to suggest people-to-people contact as the way to resolve the Cauvery dispute
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DMK urges govt. to release water from Mettur dam on June 12 5.6.2018 Hindu: News
CM gives lengthy reply, but doesn’t address the demand
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Stalin reiterates call to open Mettur dam on June 12 2.6.2018 Hindu: News
Wants water sharing formula to be published in the gazette
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Salem receives moderate showers 27.5.2018 Hindu: Coimbatore
Salem city and other parts of the district experienced moderate showers for about half an hour on Saturday evening. Salem city experienced the maximu
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Activists demand action against bauxite mining 24.5.2018 The Hindu - Tamil Nadu
Members of Speak Out Salem submit petition to Collector
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In Rockfort City, civic water managers are a relieved lot 23.5.2018 Hindu: Tiruchirapalli
Summer showers and release of water from Mettur dam have eased pressure
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