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List of Dams in Karnataka PDF | Karnataka Dams Names List 2022

List of Dams in Karnataka: Karnataka is the land of many important revers with several tributaries. These rivers has number of dams in the Karnataka state which include Krishna Raja Sagara Dam, Vani Vilasa Sagara Dam, Tungabhadra Dam, Alamati Dam and more. Now we will tell you a little about dams. Dams are mainly used for retention of water, water supply, prevention of floods, water diversion navigation and more. Dams also collect or store water for even distribution to other places. They generate water for electricity and 19% of the world's electricity is due to dams.

List of Dams in Karnataka

List of Dams in Karnataka

Karnataka’s biggest dam is Tungabhadra dam. This multi purpose dam is built across the Tungabhadra River in Hospet. Also Vani Vilasa Sagara was built by the Mysore Maharajas pre-independence across the river Vedavathi. Karnataka’s oldest dam is also Vani Vilasa sagara. 

List of Dams in Karnataka state is given below. 

Sr no.

Dam/Reservoir

River

Location

1

Almatti Dam

Krishna

Basavana Bagevadi taluk, Bijapur district

2

Bhadra Dam

Bhadra

Lakkavalli, Tarikere taluk, Chikmagaluru district

3

Basava Sagara Dam(Narayanpur Dam)

Krishna

Narayanapur, Hunasagi taluk, Yadgir district

4

Chakra Reservoir

Chakra

Chakra Nagar, Hosanagar Taluk, Shimoga

5

Hemavathi Reservoir

Hemavathi

Gorur, Hassan district

6

Harangi Reservoir

Harangi

Hudgur, Somawarapete taluk, Kodagu district

7

Kodasalli Dam

Kali

Kodasalli, Joida Taluk, Uttara Kannada district

8

Kadra Dam

Kali

Virje Karwar Taluk, Uttara Kannada district

9

Kabini Reservoir

Kabini

Heggadadevanakote Taluk, Mysore

10

Krishna Raja Sagara Dam

Kaveri

Mandya

11

Linganamakki Dam

Sharavathi

Linganamakki, Sagara Taluk, Shimoga district

12

Mani Reservoir

Varahi

Hummadagallu, Hosanagar Taluk, Shimoga

13

Raja Lakhamagowda dam

Ghataprabha

Hidkal, Hukkeri taluk, Belgaum district

14

Renuka Sagara Dam

Malaprabha

Navilutheertha, Saundatti taluk, Belgaum district

15

Savehaklu Reservoir

Chakra

Chakra Nagar, Hosanagar Taluk, Shimoga

16

Shanti Sagara

Haridra

Kerebilchi, Channagiri taluk, Davanagere district

17

Supa Dam

Kali

Ganesha Gudi, Joida Taluk, Uttara Kannada district

18

Tungabhadra Dam

Tungabhadra

Hospet, Vijayanagara district

19

Upper Tunga Dam

Tunga

Gajanur, Shimoga

20

Vani Vilasa Sagara

Vedavathi

Marikanive, Hiriyur Taluk, Chitradurga district



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