Live storage and water levels in dams in Karnataka [Dec 2020]

Last Modified: Sun Jan 17 2021 04:40:08 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 119.39 tmc
    Linganamakki Reservoir. At 79% of its gross capacity of 151.75 tmc. Was at 125.10 tmc on the same day last year. Water levels at 551 m as against FRL of 554 m.
  • 112.03 tmc
    Supa reservoir. At 77% of its gross capacity of 145.33 tmc. Was at 125.86 tmc on the same day last year. Water levels at 555 m as against FRL of 564 m.
  • 17.24 tmc
    Varahi Reservoir (aka Mani Reservoir, Mani Dam). At 55% of its gross capacity of 31.10 tmc. Was at 19.10 tmc on the same day last year. Water levels at 586 m as against FRL of 594 m.
  • 2.64 tmc
    Harangi Dam. At 31% of its live capacity of 8.50 tmc. Was at 3.43 tmc on the same day last year. Water levels at 859 m as against FRL of 871 m. The reservoir which is one of the major tourist attractions in Kodagu district will be open for tourists from 16 Nov according to the reservoir executive engineer Mahendra Kumar. 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.
  • 15.91 tmc
    Hemavathi Dam (aka Gorur Dam). At 43% of its gross capacity of 37.10 tmc. Was at 20.34 tmc on the same day last year. Water levels at 881 m as against FRL of 890 m.
  • 41.61 tmc
    Krishna Raja Sagara (KRS) Dam live storage today compared to 45.54 tmc same day last year. At 84% of its gross capacity of 49.45 tmc. Water level at 36.12 m as against FRL of 38 m.
  • 12.30 tmc
    Kabini Dam. At 63% of its live capacity of 19.52 tmc. Was at 15.28 tmc on the same day last year. Water levels at 692 m as against FRL of 696 m.
  • 62.31 tmc
    Bhadra Dam. At 87% of its gross capacity of 71.54 tmc. Was at 67.30 tmc on the same day last year. Water levels at 655 m as against FRL of 657 m. Located near Lakkavalli in Tarikere taluk of Chikkamagaluru it reached the full reservoir level for the first time this season on 14 Sep, making it 3 years in a row in reaching FRL.
  • 69.12 tmc
    Tungabhadra Dam. At 69% of its gross capacity of 100.86 tmc. Was at 75.60 tmc on the same day last year. Water level at 494 m as against FRL of 497 m. 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).
  • 41.38 tmc
    Ghataprabha Reservoir (aka Raja Lakhamgowda Dam or Hidkal Dam). At 81% of its live capacity of 51.00 tmc. Was at 43.14 tmc on the same day last year. 10 crest gates were opened to release water into the Ghataprabha river on 18 Aug. First overflow of the season on 26 Aug.
  • 27.42 tmc
    Malaprabha Dam (aka Renuka Sagar reservoir or Naviluteertha reservoir). At 73% of its gross capacity of 37.73 tmc. Was at 30.77 tmc on the same day last year. The reservoir is the main source of drinking water for the twin cities of Dharwad and Hubballi - click / tap for details.
  • 96.58 tmc
    Almatti Dam. At 78% of its live capacity of 123.08 tmc. Was at 102.26 tmc on the same day last year. Water levels at 518 m as against FRL of 519 m. The Central Water Commission has forecast increase in inflows into both Alamatti and Narayanpur dams, which are already full, leading to likely heavy inflows downstream into Jurala, Srisailam and then Nagarjunasagar. On 09 Aug alone, there was an inflow of 185,001 cusecs!! And in order to regulate levels, 181,922 cusecs was released.
  • 30.04 tmc
    Narayanapura Reservoir. At 90% of its gross capacity of 33.32 tmc. Was at 29.45 tmc on the same day last year.