Live storage and water levels in dams in Karnataka

Last Modified: Sun Jan 09 2022 06:08:42 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 32,086 million litres
    Linganamakki Reservoir. At 74.67% of its full capacity of 42,971 million litres, compared to 76.71% at the same time last year.
  • 27,400 million litres
    Supa Reservoir. At 66.58% of its full capacity of 41,153 million litres, compared to 75.55% at the same time last year.
  • 4,483 million litres
    Varahi Reservoir (aka Mani Reservoir, Mani Dam). At 50.90% of its full capacity of 8,807 million litres, compared to 53.60% at the same time last year.
  • 2,084 million litres
    Harangi Dam. At 86.59% of its full capacity of 2,407 million litres, compared to 32.24% at the same time last year. The reservoir which is one of the major tourist attractions in Kodagu district. It provides irrigation facility to 1.34 lakh acres of farmland. The right bank canals irrigate lands in Kodagu district, Periyapattana, Hunsur and KR Nagar taluks of Mysuru district while the left bank irrigates land in Arkalgud taluk of Hassan district.
  • 7,198 million litres
    Hemavathi Dam (aka Gorur Dam). At 68.52% of its full capacity of 10,506 million litres, compared to 39.51% at the same time last year. Hemavathi reservoir is the lifeline of Hassan, Tumakuru, and parts of the Mandya districts. Over 3 lakh acres of land is irrigated by the Hemavathi project. Hassan is entitled to 5,097 million litres, Tumakuru 7,050 million litres and Mandya 1,585 million litres.
  • 13,354 million litres
    Krishna Raja Sagara (KRS) Dam. At 95.37% of its full capacity of 14,003 million litres, compared to 83.62% at the same time last year.
  • 5,366 million litres
    Kabini Dam. At 97.08% of its full capacity of 5,527 million litres, compared to 62.91% at the same time last year.
  • 19,963 million litres
    Bhadra Dam. At 98.55% of its full capacity of 20,258 million litres, compared to 86.64% at the same time last year. Located near Lakkavalli in Tarikere taluk of Chikkamagaluru. A multiple purpose dam, it irrigates about 105,570 hectares of land in Shivamogga, Chikkamagaluru and Davangere districts, supports power generation of 39 MW and provides 169,900 million litres of domestic drinking water annually. It has reached the full reservoir level 4 years in a row.
  • 25,355 million litres
    Tungabhadra Dam. At 88.78% of its full capacity of 28,561 million litres, compared to 62.51% at the same time last year. Tungabhadra reservoir is an inter-state project catering to the drinking water and irrigation needs of six districts — Bellary, Koppal and R aichur in Karnataka and Anantapur, Kadapa and Kurnool districts in Andhra Pradesh. (Click / Tap to know more on the importance of this dam to the rice bowls of Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh).
  • 10,002 million litres
    Ghataprabha Reservoir (aka Raja Lakhamgowda Dam or Hidkal Dam). At 69.25% of its full capacity of 14,442 million litres, compared to 75.02% at the same time last year.
  • 8,501 million litres
    Malaprabha Dam (aka Renuka Sagar Reservoir or Naviluteertha Reservoir). At 79.57% of its full capacity of 10,684 million litres, compared to 68.41% at the same time last year. Waters from the reservoir are used to irrigate 196,132 hectares of land. It also supplies 6,116 million litres of water annually for dometic and industrial use to Bailhongal, Savadatti and Ramdurg of Belagavi district, as well as to Hubballi, Dharwad, Ron in Gadag district and several villages in Bagalkot. The reservoir is the main source of drinking water for the twin cities of Dharwad and Hubballi - click / tap for details.
  • 30,461 million litres
    Almatti Dam. At 87.40% of its full capacity of 34,853 million litres, compared to 74.69% at the same time last year.
  • 8,518 million litres
    Narayanapura Reservoir. At 90.30% of its full capacity of 9,432 million litres, compared to 87.24% at the same time last year.