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Paleru Reservoir

Paleru is a tributary of the Krishna river which joins the main river near Mukteswarapuram in Jaggayyapeta mandal of Krishna district in Andhra Pradesh.[1] During the Nizam rule, a reservoir was constructed on the river at Paleru town, Kusumanchi. Hundreds of acres are irrigated with the help of this reservoir. Paleru reservoir acts as a balancing reservoir to the Nagarjunasagar left canal.


Paleru town is located on the Khammam to Suryapet road in Kusumanchi, under sub division of Khammam district. It has a population of 4521 (2001 Census) [2]


Paleru is an assembly constituency in the district of Khammam.


There is a small park adjoining the reservoir where boating facility is available.


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Coordinates: 15°19′N 80°06′E / 15.317°N 80.100°E / 15.317; 80.100