Live storage and water levels in dams in Karnataka [30 Jun 2020]

Last Modified: Fri Jul 03 2020 07:40:56 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 22.79 tmc
    Linganamakki Reservoir. At 15% of its live capacity of 113.72 tmc. Was at 13.52 tmc on the same day last year. Water levels at 1758.20 ft as against FRL of 1819.00 ft. Levels continue to dip. Considered the lifeline of hydro power in the state, the reservoir provides water to the Sharavathi generating station, having an installed capacity of 1,035 MW.
  • 33.81 tmc
    Supa reservoir. At 23% of its live capacity of 145.33 tmc. Was at 44.93 tmc on the same day last year. Water levels at 1730.53 ft as against FRL of 1849.92 ft. Levels continue to dip, now moving into grey area at 25% of live capacity. The reservoir is the source for the Kalinadi Hydro Electric project.
  • 3.30 tmc
    Varahi Reservoir (aka Mani Reservoir, Mani Dam). At 11% of its live capacity of 31.10 tmc. Was at 2.33 tmc on the same day last year. Levels continue to dip. The reservoir provides water for Varahi hydroelectric project.
  • 3.61 tmc
    Harangi Dam. At 45% of its live capacity of 8.07 tmc. Was at 1.27 tmc on the same day last year. 2% rise in levels due to inflow of 356 cusecs on 25/06. The dam irrigates over 1.5 lakh hectares of land in Periyapatna, Hunsur, K.R. Nagar and Arakalagud in Hassan.
  • 9.85 tmc
    Hemavathi Dam. At 28% of its live capacity of 35.76 tmc. Was at 3.72 tmc on the same day last year. 1% rise in levels due to 1,933 cusecs on 25/06. Out of grey area.
  • 16.15 tmc
    Krishna Raja Sagara (KRS) Dam. At 36% of its live capacity of 45.05 tmc. Was at 6.37 tmc on the same day last year. Water level at 97 ft as against FRL of 124.80 ft. Net inflow of 3,368 cusecs since 01 Jun. KRS is the primary source of drinking water to Bengaluru and supplies 18 - 20 TMC to the city annually.
  • 3.97 tmc
    Kabini Dam. At 25% of its live capacity of 15.67 tmc. Was at 2.57 tmc on the same day last year. Levels continue to dip.
  • 17.79 tmc
    Bhadra Dam. At 28% of its live capacity of 62.85 tmc. Water levels at 2112.70 ft as against FRL of 2158.00 ft. Was at 7.88 tmc on the same day last year. Net inflow of 3,618 cusecs since 01 Jun. The benefits derived from the reservoir storage are irrigation with gross irrigation potential of 162,818 hectares (402,330 acres), hydro power generation of 39.2 MW, drinking water supply and industrial use. More than one lakh hectares in Shivamogga, Davangere and Chikkamagalur districts falls under the command area of Bhadra reservoir.
  • 10.30 tmc
    Tungabhadra Dam. At 10% of its live capacity of 100.86 tmc. Was at 1.92 tmc on the same day last year. Water level at 1590.17 ft. as against FRL of 1633.00 ft. Net inflow of 2,628 cusecs since 01 Jun. Tungabhadra reservoir is an inter-state project catering to the drinking water and irrigation needs of six districts — Bellary, Koppal and Raichur 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).
  • 8.74 tmc
    Ghataprabha Reservoir (aka Raja Lakhamgowda Dam or Hidkal Dam). At 18% of its live capacity of 48.98 tmc. Was at 0.38 tmc on the same day last year.
  • 8.98 tmc
    Malaprabha Dam (aka Renuka Sagar reservoir). At 26% of its live capacity of 34.35 tmc. Was at 0.64 tmc on the same day last year. The reservoir is the main source of drinking water for the city of Dharwad and for Hubballi - click / tap for details. Levels continue to decline.
  • 63.36 tmc
    Almatti Dam. At 53% of its live capacity of 119.26 tmc. Was at 17.33 tmc on the same day last year. Water levels at 1691.20 as against FRL of 1704.81 ft. 7% rise in levels in since 21 Jun! Net inflow of 35,909 cusecs since 01 Jun!!
  • 13.52 tmc
    Narayanapura Reservoir. At 52% of its live capacity of 26.14 tmc. Was at 8.40 tmc on the same day last year.