User: subbu Topic: narmada
Category: Dam Siltation
Last updated: Jun 28 2017 05:33 IST RSS 2.0
 
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KRS remains largely shielded from silt accumulation 4.6.2017 Hindu: Home
In contrast to the unfolding crisis in the Tungabhadra dam owing to high siltation, the State’s oldest dam, Krishnaraja Sagar (KRS) across the Cauvery, remains shielded from sedimentation.The capacity...
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Expert view: ‘Silt flow will negate dredging in Brahmaputra’ 3.6.2017 The Assam Tribune
Expert view: ‘Silt flow will negate dredging in Brahmaputra’
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Opposition fails to stall flow of govt's irrigation plans 2.6.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Opposition fails to stall flow of govt's irrigation plans
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Will improve storage capacity of dams if voted to power, says BSY 30.5.2017 Hindu: News
BJP State president B.S. Yeddyurappa has said that the BJP would accord priority to improving the storage capacity of all the reservoirs in the State, if voted to power in the next Assembly elections....
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Ambala Cantt residents brave unclean drains, stink 29.5.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
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Kosi high dam key to tackle flood: Experts 29.5.2017 TOI: Patna
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CM inaugurates desilting scheme at Mettur dam 28.5.2017 The Hindu - Tamil Nadu
Says it would be extended to other dams across the State in due course
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‘Merger only if OPS is made CM’ 28.5.2017 The Hindu - Tamil Nadu
Semmalai takes issue with Edappadi over his achievements
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DPC to expedite development activities 28.5.2017 TOI: Thiruvananthapuram
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Tamil Nadu CM inaugurates desilting work at Mettur dam 28.5.2017 Zee News : States
Palaniswami launched the work by removing silt, the first ever such exercise in the 83-year old history of the reservoir across the Cauvery river, using a spade.
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Engineers’ body to discuss river basin mgmt model 28.5.2017 TOI: Patna
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BJP accuses Minister Madhwaraj of abetting sand mafia 27.5.2017 Deccan Herald - News
The district BJP unit has termed the district-In-charge minister as most arrogant and lackadaisical who is involved in sand mafia. The party has criticised the minister for taking credit for all the works in the district. District BJP president Mattar Ratnakar Hegde said Minister Pramod Madhwaraj should be held responsible for all the irregularities in the district. He said sand is being illegally transported and there is no control over unethical works. The shortage of water in the city is due to poor planning and inefficient management as envisioned by the CMC. "Silt has filled the reservoir area and this has led to artificial shortage of water. Improper management has delayed the process of sand extraction resulting in an acute shortage of water," he said. Hegde said the district administration, which blindly follows instructions, is also equally responsible for the irregularities. He said that BJP is the ruling party in all the urban and local bodies but Congress is at the helm of affairs. "The ...
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Cleaning of Stanley Reservoir begins today 27.5.2017 Hindu: News
Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami will inaugurate the cleaning of the Stanley Reservoir at Mettur on Sunday. The State Government recently issued orders allowing farmers to lift the silt from the...
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Silt reduces capacity of dam 26.5.2017 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
Silt accumulation has reduced the capacity of Amaravathi Dam to hold water by one-fifth.According to an analysis by the Public Works Department (Water Resources Organisation) the water spread area of ...
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Additional dam near Athoor reservoir to be ready by September 25.5.2017 Hindu: Madurai
State sanctioned ₹18 crore and municipality shared ₹2 crore for the project
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Minister flags off programme to give dam silt to farmers 25.5.2017 Hindu: Coimbatore
Minister for Municipal Administration and Water Supply S.P. Velumani on Sunday inaugurated the scheme here to give silt removed from dams to farmers. The Minister said at the inaugural that following ...
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Nitish for Ganga silt management policy 25.5.2017 TOI: Patna
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Ryots welcome scheme allowing use of silt from waterbodies 25.5.2017 Hindu: National
Lands lying fallow are being reclaimed for cultivation in Perambalur
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Desilting scheme triggers environmental concerns 25.5.2017 Hindu: National
Forest department and environmental NGOs have opposed desilting works in Sirumugai range in Coimbatore District, scheduled to be carried out by the Public Works Department (PWD). The area falls in the...
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Farmers want to extend silt removal by two more days 25.5.2017 Hindu: Karnataka
Work gets good response from a cross section of society
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