Mettur Dam

Mettur storage dropping below 90 feet sets off alarm bells among farmers

Like in the previous year, about 10,000 cusecs of water is being released from the Mettur Dam for irrigating Kuruvai paddy crop over 2.11 lakh hectares in the delta region.

published on : 23rd June 2021

Tamil Nadu CM opens shutters of Mettur dam releasing water for Delta irrigation

Initially 3,000 cusecs of water will be released from the dam and by Saturday night it will be increased to 10,000 cusecs.

published on : 12th June 2021

Ensure release of Cauvery water to TN: MK Stalin

“Since delta areas in Tamil Nadu do not benefit from the Southwest monsoon, the Kuruvai crop would be totally dependent on the continuous release of water from Mettur reservoir.

published on : 12th June 2021

For second consecutive year, Mettur dam to open on traditional date for farming

Chief Minister MK Stalin on Thursday announced this after holding discussions with Minister for Water Resources Durai Murugan, Minister for Agriculture MRK Paneerselvam and senior officials

published on : 3rd June 2021

Date for opening Mettur dam to be finalised after weighing all options: Durai Murugan

The customary date for opening Mettur to discharge water for irrigation in the delta region is June 12. However, it will be delayed if the storage position is not comfortable to sustain discharge.

published on : 15th May 2021