Mettur dam

Tamil Nadu CM inaugurates desilting work at Mettur dam

Palaniswami launched the work by removing silt, the first ever such exercise in the 83-year old history of the reservoir across the Cauvery river, using a spade.

May 28, 2017, 16:40 PM IST

Central Cauvery technical team visits Mettur dam

In Tamil Nadu, the high level central technical team led by Central water commission chairman GS Jha will visited Mettur Dam to begin its two-day assessment of ground realities.

Oct 09, 2016, 12:18 PM IST
Karnataka releases Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu, readies to move Supreme Court

Karnataka releases Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu, readies to move Supreme Court

Complying with the Supreme Court direction, the Karnataka government on Wednesday released Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu amid intensifying protests by farmers.

Sep 07, 2016, 17:07 PM IST

Tamil Nadu should stop whining about Cauvery river: Subramanian Swamy

Calling on Tamil Nadu to stop `whining` over the Cauvery river, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Wednesday said that the state should instead desalinate sea water for drinking purpose as well as for irrigation.

Sep 07, 2016, 09:01 AM IST
Karnataka releases Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu; farmers continue protest, schools shut

Karnataka releases Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu; farmers continue protest, schools shut

The Supreme Court had on Monday gave Karnataka three days to respond to Tamil Nadu's plea and release 15,000 cusecs of water daily for 10 days from September 7-16.

Sep 07, 2016, 08:58 AM IST

Jayalalithaa orders higher outflow from Mettur Dam for Aadiperukku

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Saturday directed to increase the quantum of water released from Mettur Dam so that the farmers can joyfully celebrate 'Aadiperukku' festival on August 3.

Jul 25, 2015, 13:03 PM IST

Mettur dam water level at 81.83 feet

Heavy inflows into Mettur dam saw a rise in its level to 81.83 feet against its full level of 120 feet.

Jul 02, 2015, 13:43 PM IST

PMK seeks compensation for ryots

PMK on Friday said the Tamil Nadu government's announcement that water from Mettur dam will not be discharged on June 12 as per the practise, has 'disappointed' farmers and demanded compensation for the ryots.

Jun 05, 2015, 13:06 PM IST

Tamil Nadu govt announces Rs 40 crore sops for Delta farmers

Tamil Nadu government Thursday said water from the Mettur dam for 'kuruvai' crops in Cauvery Delta districts cannot be released on June 12 due to lower storage levels, but announced a slew of schemes at over Rs 40 crore for taking up the short-term crop based on groundwater.

Jun 04, 2015, 15:43 PM IST

Water level in Mettur dam at 97 feet

The water level in the Mettur dam today stood at 97 feet against its full level of 120 feet.

Dec 16, 2014, 13:55 PM IST

Mettur Dam opening advanced to tomorrow

Tamil Nadu Government today ordered release of water for irrigation in Cauvery Delta region from tomorrow, instead of August 15 as announced earlier.

Aug 09, 2014, 18:08 PM IST

Water level in Mettur dam at 48.87 feet

The water level in the Mettur dam on Monday stood at 48.87 feet against its full level of 120 feet.

Apr 28, 2014, 10:36 AM IST

Discharge from Mettur dam reduced to 3,000 cusecs

Discharge from Mettur dam was reduced today from 5,000 cusecs to 3,000 cusecs due to heavy rain in delta areas.

Dec 04, 2013, 14:10 PM IST

Water level at 81.27 ft in Mettur dam

The water-level in the Mettur dam this
morning stood at 81.27 feet against the full level of 120 feet.

Oct 21, 2013, 11:49 AM IST

Water level in Mettur dam at 80.67 feet

The water level in the Mettur dam on Saturday stood at 80.67 feet against its full level of 120 feet.

Oct 19, 2013, 12:24 PM IST

Water level at 109.71 feet in TN

The water level in the Mettur dam on Monday morning stood at 109.71 feet against the full level of 120 feet.

Sep 09, 2013, 10:32 AM IST

Water level in Mettur Dam crosses 120 ft mark after 8 yr gap

After an eight year gap, the water level in Mettur dam, the main storage across River Cauvery in Tamil Nadu, has crossed the Full Reservoir Level of 120 feet.

Aug 05, 2013, 11:22 AM IST

Mettur Dam level crosses 100 feet mark

The water level in the Mettur Dam on Monday crossed the 100 foot mark and stood at 100.85 feet against its full level of 120 feet.

Jul 29, 2013, 10:59 AM IST

No suicide by farmers, Tamil Nadu tells HC

Tamil Nadu government has submitted before the Madras High Court that there was no suicide by farmers in the state.

Jan 21, 2013, 21:22 PM IST

TN demand for Cauvery water prompted by political motive: Cong

Cong Leader of Oppn in K`taka Legislative Assembly, Siddaramaiah, alleged that TN`s demand to release Cauvery water is prompted by political motive.

Sep 23, 2012, 20:41 PM IST