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Category: non-narmada-dams :: Mettur
Last updated: Oct 18 2017 01:47 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Discharge from Mettur dam stepped up to 20,000 cusecs 18.10.2017 Hindu: News
PWD increases release for taking up farming operations in the Cauvery basin
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Farmers demand water from Mettur Dam 16.10.2017 Hindu: Home
To raise paddy under East-West Canal system
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Clogged channels hamper irrigation in delta region 14.10.2017 Hindu: National
Farmers complain that river water is not making its way up these channels as a result of inadequate desilting over the years
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Veeranam, a ray of hope for city 14.10.2017 Hindu: Chennai
The tank in Cuddalore district may get about 2,000 cusecs in 10 days
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Delta farmers preparing fields 5.10.2017 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
To use available water to cultivate one full samba crop
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Mettur’s Stanley reservoir opens its gates for irrigation in delta districts 3.10.2017 The Hindu - Tamil Nadu
16 lakh acres in 12 districts expected to benefit from the move; water is expected to reach the Grand Anicut on Wednesday
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Rain boosts storage in city reservoirs 3.10.2017 Hindu: Home
Water level steadily rising in major reservoirs across the State, thanks to southwest monsoon
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TN govt opens Mettur water for Samba cultivation 2.10.2017 deccanherald.com
After a delay of more than three months, Tamil Nadu government on Monday released water from Mettur dam for delta farmers to begin cultivation of Samba crops. Ministers gathered at the Stanley reservoir showered flowers as the gates opened at 9 am and water gushed forth. The dam had reached 94.84 feet against its total capacity of 120 feet when the sluice gates were opened. The dam should contain a minimum of 90 feet and 45 tmc/ft storage level for the government to open the shutters for farm activities down at the delta region. State electricity minister P Thangamani said about 2,000 cusecs has been opened initially and the amount of water released would increase to 15,000cusecs by Sunday evening. The government has already announced Rs 41 crore package for growing Samba crops, besides which the delta farmers would get subsidy for 10 Kg seeds, fertilizers and other farm implements to begin work on the crop season. The minister said the amount of water released would be increased according to the demands ...
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TN's Mettur dam thrown open for irrigation 2.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Ministers in the Tamil Nadu government formally opened Mettur dam, the lifeline of the agrarian belt, for irrigation on Monday -- nearly four months after its customary opening.
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CM announces samba package 29.9.2017 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
Mettur dam to be opened on October 2; farmers asked to go for short-term crops
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Water level in Mettur Dam continues to rise 28.9.2017 Hindu: News
The chance of releasing water from Mettur Dam brightened with the water level continuing to rise to reach 88.29 ft on Thursday evening against its full level of 120 ft.The water level has risen by 3.7...
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Water level crosses 80 ft mark at Mettur dam 25.9.2017 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
A major relief for farming community of delta region
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Farmers seek more water in irrigation canals 21.9.2017 Hindu: News
We will stop the release on Sunday, says PWD officials
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CM takes a holy dip in Cauvery at Thula Kattam 21.9.2017 Hindu: Cities
Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami took a holy dip in the Cauvery at Thula Kattam in Mayiladuthurai on Wednesday coinciding with the water released from the Mettur dam for ‘Maha Pushkaram’ festiv...
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Froth-filled fresh water gushes into temple town 19.9.2017 Hindu: Cities
Devotees and farmers offer flowers and perform aarathi at Kumbakonam
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On river-washed antique plains 16.9.2017 Hindu: Energy & Environment
When the Cauvery recedes during drought, out come lost landscapes and artefacts
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Alternate day water supply to continue in city 15.9.2017 Hindu: Home
Until Mettur reservoir is opened for irrigation, says Corporation
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Power generation resumes at Mettur 15.9.2017 Hindu: Chennai
10,000 cusecs of water from the dam into the river
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Mettur water reaches Mayanur 14.9.2017 Hindu: Cities
To reach Tiruchi on Saturday; farmers, devotees, who want to take a holy dip in Cauvery, are happy
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Srirangam gets ready for Maha Pushkaram 11.9.2017 Hindu: National
20,000 expected to visit island daily
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