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.
Dams in Karnataka
Dams in Karnataka
Several important rivers and their tributaries have flown through Karnataka. Naturally, the state has built many river dams for serving various purposes including water retention, water supply, flood prevention, generating electricty and navigation.
The major dams of Karnataka are Krishna Raja Sagar Dam, Vani Vilasa Sagara Dam, Tungabhadra Dam, Alamatti Dam, Bhadra Dam, Basava Sagara Dam, Raja Lakhmagowda Dam and Supa Dam. Krishna Raja Sagar Dam is one of the prime tourist attractions of Mysore and it has a lovely ornamental conjoined to it.
Located in Hospet, Bellari district, Tungabhadra Dam helps in producing huge amount of hydroelectric and also contributes in irrigation. Built on the Krishna River, the Alamatti Dam too produces hydroelectric and supplies water for irrigation in the region. This dam is also the main reservoir of the Upper Krishna Project and it has a seven terrace garden attached to it as a popular picnic spot. Read more about dams in Karnataka
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.
Chiklihole Dam, Nanjarayapattana near Madikeri
Chiklihole dam is a small reservoir built across the river Chiklihole. The dam is located near the town of Nanjarayapattana that lies between Madikeri and Kushalnagar in the Kodagu or Coorg district of Karnataka.
Bennithora Dam, Chithapur, Gulbarga
Bennithora Dam was built in the year 2001 across the river Bennithora . The dam is located at Herur village in Chithapur Taluk near Gulbarga in Karnataka. Find out more about the dam and nearby sightseeing options.
Arkavathy Dam, Kanakapura, Ramanagara
Arkavathi Dam is built across the river Arkavathi, a tributary of the river Kaveri. Find out more about the sightseeing and accommodation options nearby this dam in Karnataka.
Amarja Dam, Gulbarga
Amarja Dam is located in Aland town near the city of Gulbarga in the Gulbarga district of Karnataka. Read on to know more about the salient features and nearby places to visit.
Aheri-Jumbagi Dam, Bijapur
The Aheri-Jumbagi dam is built across the river Aheri-Jumbagi flowing through the Krishna basin in Southern India. Find out nearby sightseeing options and accommodation options.
Kadavinakatta Dam, Bhatkal
Kadavinakatta Dam, Bhatkal, Karnataka, is built over the river Venkatapur. Find out more about Kadavinakatta Dam, nearby places and accommodation options.
Yagachi Dam, Belur, Hassan
The Yagachi Dam, built across the river Yagachi is situated at a distance of 3 km from the town of Belur in Hassan district in the state of Karnataka. Find out more about the sightseeing options and accommodation options nearby Yagachi Dam.