Live storage and water levels in reservoirs in Andhra Pradesh

Last Modified: Sun Jan 09 2022 06:11:53 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 27,419 million litres
    Srisailam Dam. At 44.87% of its full capacity of 61,111 million litres, compared to 74.90% at the same time last year.
  • 78,835 million litres
    Nagarjuna Dam. At 89.22% of its full capacity of 88,363 million litres, compared to 83.83% at the same time last year. The dam, built across the Krishna river, is situated on the border of Nalgonda district in Telangana and Guntur district in Andhra Pradesh. The dam provides irrigation water to the Nalgonda, Suryapet, Krishna, Khammam, West Godavari, Guntur and Prakasam districts along with hydro electricity generation.
  • 11,386 million litres
    Dr. KLRS Pulichintala Dam. At 87.85% of its full capacity of 12,961 million litres, compared to 88.25% at the same time last year. The project is a multipurpose project serving irrigation needs, a 120 MW hydro power generation and flood control. It is a crucial irrigation facility for farmers in 4 coastal districts of West Godavari, Krishna, Guntur and Prakasam covering 13 lakh acres.
  • 5,978 million litres
    Yeleru Dam. At 87.59% of its full capacity of 6,824 million litres, compared to 90.83% at the same time last year. The reservoir is the source of water for the city of Visakhapatnam.
  • 20,850 million litres
    Somasila Dam. At 94.40% of its full capacity of 22,087 million litres, compared to 95.95% at the same time last year. A major water body in the Nellore district, water from the reservoir is used to irrigate 9.25 lakh acres of land. It is the main source of drinking water for Kavali municipality of nearly 1.2 lakh population.
  • 15,178 million litres
    Kandaleru Dam. At 78.79% of its full capacity of 19,264 million litres, compared to 84.83% at the same time last year. Water from the reservoir is used to irrigate 2.5 lakh acres of land. The reservoir is downstream to the Somasila reservoir.
  • 2,883 million litres
    Velogodu Balancing Reservoir. At 60.06% of its full capacity of 4,800 million litres, compared to 48.08% at the same time last year.
  • 2,795 million litres
    Chitravathi Balancing Reservoir. At 98.70% of its full capacity of 2,832 million litres, compared to 100.00% at the same time last year.
  • 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.
  • 33,199 million litres
    Ujjaini Dam. At 100.00% of its full capacity of 33,199 million litres, compared to 0.00% at the same time last year. Data for last year not available.
  • 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).
  • 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.
  • 29,090 million litres
    Jaikwadi Dam. At 100.00% of its full capacity of 29,090 million litres, compared to 0.00% at the same time last year. Data for last year not available.
  • 25,573 million litres
    Sriram Sagar Dam (aka Pochampadu Dam) Dam. At 100.00% of its full capacity of 25,573 million litres, compared to 0.00% at the same time last year. Built across the Godavari river in Telangana it serves irrigational needs in Karimnagar, Warangal, Adilabad and Nizamabad districts. It also provides drinking water to Warangal city. There is a hydroelectric plant working at the dam site, with 4 turbines each with 9 MW capacity generating 36 MW.
  • 2,662 million litres
    Jurala Dam. At 151.13% of its full capacity of 1,761 million litres, compared to 0.00% at the same time last year. Data for last year not available.