List of dams and reservoirs in Karnataka

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This a list of dams and reservoirs that are located in the Indian state of South Indian state of Karnataka.[1][2]

List with specifications[edit]

Dam/Reservoir River Location Storage capacity (tmcft) Reservoir level (m) Height of Dam (m) Length of Dam (m) No. of Gates Type Reservoir Area (km²) Completed year Purpose
Almatti Dam[3][4] Krishna Basavana Bagevadi taluk, Bijapur district 123.25 519.6 49.29 1564.85 26 Earth-fill, Gravity & Masonry dam 540.11 1999 Irrigation & Hydroelectric
Basava Sagara Dam(Narayanpur Dam)[5][6] Krishna Narayanapur, Shorapur taluk, Yadgir district 37.965 492.252 29.72 10637.52 30 Earth-fill, Gravity & Masonry dam 132.06 1982 Irrigation & Hydroelectric
Raja Lakhamagowda dam[7] Ghataprabha Hidkal, Hukkeri taluk, Belgaum district 51.16 745.79 53.34 10183 10 Earth-fill, Gravity & Masonry dam 63.38 1977 Irrigation & Hydroelectric
Renuka Sagara Dam[8] Malaprabha Navilutheertha, Saundatti taluk, Belgaum district 37.73 633.83 43.13 154.52 4 Gravity & Masonry dam 54.97 1972 Irrigation & Hydroelectric
Vani Vilasa Sagara[9] Vedavathi Marikanive, Hiriyur Taluk, Chitradurga district 28.34 652.28 43.28 405.4 2 Earth-fill, Gravity & Masonry dam 87.63 1907 Irrigation & Hydroelectric
Upper Tunga Dam Tunga Gajanur, Shimoga 11.5 588.24 17.5 791.39 22 Earth-fill, Gravity & Masonry dam 13.389 2007 Irrigation & Hydroelectric
Bhadra Dam[10][11] Bhadra Lakkavalli, Tarikere taluk, Chikkamagaluru district 71.50 631.54 59.14 1708 4 Earth-fill, Gravity & Masonry dam 112.508 1965 Irrigation & Hydroelectric
Tungabhadra Dam[12] Tungabhadra Hospet, Ballari district 132.47 497.74 49.39 2443 33 Earth-fill, Gravity & Masonry dam 378 1953 Irrigation & Hydroelectric
Hemavathi Reservoir[13] Hemavathi Gorur, Hassan district 35.76 489.63 58.50 4692 6 Earth-fill, Masonry dam, Spillway & Gravity 85.02 1979 Irrigation
Kabini Reservoir Kabini Heggadadevanakote Taluk, Mysore 19.52 696 59.44 2732 4 Earth-fill, Gravity & Masonry dam - 1974 Irrigation & Hydroelectric
Harangi Reservoir[14] Harangi Hudgur, Somawarapete taluk, Kodagu district 8.07 871.42 53 845.8 4 Earth-fill, Gravity & Masonry dam 19.081 1982 Irrigation & Hydroelectric
Krishna Raja Sagara Dam[15] Kaveri Mandya 45.05 791 42.62 2621 18 Gravity & Masonry dam 107.808 1931 Irrigation & Hydroelectric
Linganamakki Dam[16] Sharavathi Linganamakki, Sagara Taluk, Shimoga district 156.62 554.43 61.26 2749.29 11 Earth-fill, Gravity & Masonry dam 317.28 1964 Hydroelectric
Chakra Reservoir Chakra Chakra Nagar, Hosanagar Taluk, Shimoga 7.3 575 84 570 1 Rock-fill - 1985 Irrigation
Savehaklu Reservoir Chakra Chakra Nagar, Hosanagar Taluk, Shimoga 4.1 582 59 633 1 Rock-fill - 1980 Irrigation
Mani Reservoir Varahi Hummadagallu, Hosanagar Taluk, Shimoga 35.2 594.36 59 580 3 Earth-fill, Gravity & Masonry dam - 1988 Hydroelectric
Supa Dam[17] Kali Ganesha Gudi, Joida Taluk, Uttara Kannada district 147.54 564 101 331.29 3 Gravity & Masonry dam 124 1987 Hydroelectric
Kodasalli Dam[18] Kali Kodasalli, Joida Taluk, Uttara Kannada district 10.14 75.5 m 52.1 534 9 Earth-fill, Gravity & Masonry dam 20.85 2000 Hydroelectric
Kadra Dam[19] Kali Virje Karwar Taluk, Uttara Kannada district 13.74 34.50 m 40.50 2313 8 Earth-fill, Gravity & Masonry dam 32.48 1997 Hydroelectric
Shanti Sagara Haridra Kerebilchi, Channagiri taluk, Davanagere district 3.5 612 8 290 2 Earth-fill 26.51 - Irrigation

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "MAJOR RESERVOIR LEVEL INFORMATION – 02.12.2016" (PDF). Dmc.kar.nic.in. Retrieved 2 April 2019.
  2. ^ [1][dead link]
  3. ^ "Almatti Dam". India-WRIS. Retrieved 27 July 2016.
  4. ^ "Almatti Dam". Krishna Bhagya Jala Nigam Limited. Retrieved 27 July 2016.
  5. ^ "Basava Sagara (Narayanapur Dam)". India-WRIS. Retrieved 27 July 2016.
  6. ^ "Basava Sagara (Narayanapur Dam)". Krishna Bhagya Jala Nigam Limited. Retrieved 27 July 2016.
  7. ^ "Ghataprabha Dam". waterresources.kar.nic.in. Retrieved 27 July 2016.
  8. ^ "Malaprabha Dam". waterresources.kar.nic.in. Retrieved 27 July 2016.
  9. ^ "Vani Vilasa Sagara Dam". India-WRIS/. Retrieved 21 October 2016.
  10. ^ "Bhadra Dam". India-WRIS. Retrieved 27 July 2016.
  11. ^ "Bhadhra Reservoir Project". KARNATAKA WATER RESOURCES DEPARTMENT. Retrieved 27 July 2016.
  12. ^ "Tungabhadra Dam". India-WRIS. Retrieved 27 July 2016.
  13. ^ "Hemavathi Reservoir". Karnataka-WR Department/. Retrieved 4 June 2017.
  14. ^ "Harangi Dam". India-WRIS. Retrieved 27 July 2016.
  15. ^ "Krishnarajasagar Dam". India-WRIS. Retrieved 27 July 2016.
  16. ^ "Linganamakki Dam". India-WRIS. Retrieved 27 July 2016.
  17. ^ "Supa Dam". India-WRIS/. Retrieved 15 October 2016.
  18. ^ "Kodasalli Dam". India-WRIS/. Retrieved 15 October 2016.
  19. ^ "Kadra Dam". India-WRIS/. Retrieved 27 July 2016.

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