Gomukhinadhi Reservoir

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Gomukhinadhi Reservoir is located in the Kalrayan Hills near Kallakurichi in Viluppuram district of Tamil Nadu, India. The man-made lake covers an area of 10,800 acres during normal monsoon seasons. It serves 47 villages and has a maximum storage height of 46 feet. Villages that it serves include Vadakkanandal, Mathur, Mannmalai, Madhavacheri, Palrampattu, Karadichithur, and Thevadipattu in Kallakurichi block. The newest part of the dam covers 5,000 acres and the oldest part of the dam covers 5,800 acres. The reservoir provides a reliable water source for the farmers, who have for generations grown crops requiring large amounts of water such as rice and sugarcane.[1]

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  1. ^ Ragunathan, A.V. (28 June 2013). "Gomukhi dam hopeful of bountiful monsoon". The Hindu.