Nestled amidst the Lan of Seven Hills, Ramanagara, is the pristine Kanva reservoir. The man-made lake, formed by the damming of the river, is spread over 776 hectares. It was designed as an irrigation project but as time went by it attracted birds and became a scenic picnic spot. Read: Ramanagara – A Whimsical Land […]
Dams in Karnataka
Latest News & Updates on all the Dams in Karnataka. Dams near Bangalore, Mysore, Hassan, Kanakapura, Bijapur, Bhatkal, Hassan, Ramanagara, Killarhatti, Gulbarga, etc.
Though the Shirur dam across the river Markandeya was designed primarily for irrigation, it is a popular spot for family outings. Watching water flow through the dam’s gates is a spectacular sight. This water serves a catchment area of 432 sq. km. Check out: Malaprabha Dam, Belagavi Quick Facts About Shirur Dam Built on: River […]
The Votehole Dam is built across the river Votehole .The dam is in Lakkenahally village near the city of Hassan, Karnataka. Read on to know more about Votehole dam.
Nugu Dam is located in Beerwal village under Heggadadevana Kote or H. D. Kote taluk of Mysore district in Karnataka. The dam is constructed across the river Nugu flowing through the Kaveri basin. The reservoir was built to serve the purpose of irrigation and hydroelectricity generation. The construction of the dam was started in the […]
Maralvadi Dam is located near the Kanakapura town in the Ramanagara district of Karnataka. The dam is a small reservoir that is built across the river Arkavathy, a tributary of the river Kaveri.
Kanakanala Dam is a small reservoir built across the river Kanakanala, near Raichur in Karnataka. Read on to know more about the dam, sightseeing and accommodation options nearby the dam.
Gandorinala Dam is located near the Gulbarga city of Karnataka. This small but useful reservoir is built across the river Gandorinala that flows through the Krishna basin of Karnataka. The reservoir has been extending its services since the year 2002. It is a single-purpose dam built with the sole aim to provide water for the […]
Hemavathy Dam is constructed across the river Hemavathy, an important tributary of the river Kaveri. Read on to know more about the accommodation and sightseeing options near the dam.
Bheemasamudra Dam is constructed across the river Jinigi Halla. The dam derives its name from the name of the village where it is located, Bheemasamudra village. Read on to know nearby sightseeing and accommodation options.
The Chakra Dam is constructed across the river Chakra. The dam stands in a small town called Chakra Nagar near the city of Shimoga in Karnataka.