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Kelavarapalli Dam Reservoir

Kelavarapalli Dam Reservoir

The Kelavarapalli Dam is constructed across Ponniar river.  Ponniar river originates from the eastern slopes of Chennakesava Hills, north west of Nandi Drug and flows towards south east for a distance of 88.8 Kms to reach the dam site.

After flowing through the dam, it flows through the districts of Krishnagiri, Dharmapuri, Vellore and Cuddalore (331.2 Kms) and empties into the sea near Cuddalore Town.

The dam is having cannels both at the left and right sides.  Left cannel runs up to Soolagiri Village (25.5 Kms) parallel to NH 7.  Right cannel runs up to Thorapalli Village (Birth Place of Statesman Rajaji) i.e. 22 Kms.

Kelavarapalli Reservoir

Full Reservoir Level           831.50 M C. Ft

Total height of the Dam              13.50 Mts

Capacity                                  480 M C. Ft.

Ayacut                                      8000 Acres

 

How to reach?

From Hosur take Bagalur Road.  Near by Maharishi Primary School, a road diverts towards Kelavarapalli. The dam is 10 KMs away from Hosur.

The dam has a park with children play equipments.  Migratory birds like Spoonbills, Pelicons etc., from foreign countries visit the dam and breads at Chennathur village adjacent to the dam site.

The dam is the right place for Hosur residence to spend their week ends and holidays.

Kelavarapalli - Storage area - Long view

Kelavarapalli Dam – Storage area – Long View

Kelavarapalli Dam - Storage Area - Close-up view

Kelavarapalli Dam – Storage Area – Close-up view

Kelavarapalli Dam - Discharge area

Kelavarapalli Dam – Discharge area

Kelavarapalli Reservoir - Bridge over shutters

Kelavarapalli Reservoir – Bridge over shutters

Board detailing the capacity and purpose of Kelavarapalli reservoir

Board detailing the capacity and purpose of Kelavarapalli reservoir

Left side cannel at Kelavarapalli Reservoir

Left side irrigation cannel at Kelavarapalli Reservoir – One more is at right side

Kelavarapalli Dam - Water treatment plant

Kelavarapalli Dam – Water treatment plant – Water source for SIPCOT area

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