List of All Dams and Reservoirs in Tamil Nadu State | Comparison of Storage

List of dams and reservoirs in Tamil Nadu


Dams Levels in Tamil Nadu. See where your dam level stands compared to last year. Kindly note for Major dams such as Sathanur, Krishnagiri, Amaravathi, Tirumoorthy, Manimuthar, Servalar, the data was not available. I have compiled for the other dams in comparison with storage in last year.

Mettur has 21 tmc storage. While Karnataka all 4 Cauvery dam has 52 tmc storage. Both less compared to last year.

Tamil Nadu in total has only 46 tmc of water all major dams combined. Last year at the same time we had 69 tmc storage.

Let's see after September. How the storage is before we move into NE monsoon.

Dams Levels in Tamil Nadu as on 25.08.2017 (Min size mcft) and comparison of storage last year same date.

Dams in Tamil nadu
Dams in Tamilnadu

SNo Dam Name District Full Level Storage Capacity Mcft Level as on 25.08.2016 % Storage against Full Dam Level as on  25.08.2016 Level as on 25.08.2017 % Storage against Full Dam Level as on  25.08.2017
1 Mettur Salem 93470 31831 34% 20682 22%
2 Bhavanisagar Erode 32800 7666 23% 6210 19%
3 Parambikulam Kerala (Used by TN) 13408 5512 41% 3686 27%
4 Periyar Kerala (Used by TN) 10570 2141 20% 1889 18%
5 Vaigai Theni 6091 384 6% 384 6%
6 Papanasam Thirunelveli 5500 1007 18% 1098 20%
7 Avalanche Emerald Nilgris 5437 1716 32% 1238 23%
8 Sholayar Coimbatore 5052 3221 64% 1495 30%
9 Pechiparai Kanyakumari 4450 2485 56% 394 9%
10 Kodayar Kanyakumari 4186 1440 34% 662 16%
11 Aliyar Coimbatore 3864 1073 28% 892 23%
12 Chembarambakam Kancheepuram 3645 1206 33% 150 4%
13 Red Hills Thiruvallur 3300 752 23% 57 2%
14 Poondi Thiruvallur 3231 593 18% 23 1%
15 Upper Bhavani Nilgris 3012 1835 61% 1754 58%
16 Perunchani Kanyakumari 2890 719 25% 434 15%
17 Pykara Nilgris 1945 662 34% 1092 56%
18 Porthimund Nilgris 1849 1114 60% 854 46%
19 Mukuruthy Nilgris 1785 984 55% 1107 62%
20 Veeranam Cuddalore 1456 0 0% 0 0%
21 Pillur Coimbatore 991 653 66% 768 77%
22 Kadamabarai Coimbatore 940 910 97% 565 60%
23 Upper Aliyar Coimbatore 915 675 74% 627 69%
24 Cholavaram Thiruvallur 881 71 8% 19 2%
25 Sandyanallah Nilgiris 768 389 51% 431 56%
26 Chittar-2 Kanyakumari 600 380 63% 49 8%
27 Thunakadavu Kerala (Used by TN) 557 224 40% 300 54%
Total 242419 69643 29% 46860 19%

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