Sunday, September 13, 2015

Dams in & around Tirunelveli

Dams in & around Tirunelveli
Thirunelveli boasts number of picturesque dams located on the Tamilnadu Kerala border. These dams irrigate hectares of lands in the districts of Tirunelveli, Virudhunagar and Tuticorin. Also these dams serves as an ideal holiday spot with many families preferring to picnic in the lush green surroundings of the dam. These Dams has become an idyllic serene spot for those who want to be away from the hustle bustle of the cities and towns.




Adavinainar Dam, Sengottai
The Adavinainar reservoir is located at the foot of the Western Ghats in Mekkarai village of Shenkottai Taluk in Tirunelveli district.

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Gadana Nathi Dam, Sivasailam
Gadana Nathi Reservoir is located at the foot of the Western Ghats in Sivasailam village near Alwarkurichi.

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Gundar Dam, Sengottai
Gundar Reservoir is located at the foot of the Western Ghats near the towns of Courtralam and Sengottai.

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Manjuvilai Dam, Kalakkad
Manjuvilai Dam is located near Kalakkad, a Panchayat town in Thirunelveli District of Tamilnadu.

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Mekkara Dam, Panpoli
Mekkara Dam is located on the eastern side of the Western Ghats near Panpoli in Thirunelveli District of Tamilnadu.

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Vadakku Pachayar Dam, Kalakkad
Vadakku Pachayar Dam is located near Kalakkad, a Panchayat town in Thirunelveli District of Tamilnadu.

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Karaiyar Dam, Papanasam
Karaiyar Dam or Tambraparani dam is located at about 20 Kms from the Town of Papanasam in Thirunelveli district of Tamilnadu.

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Manimuthar Dam, Kallidaikurichi
Manimuthar Dam is located near Kallidaikurichi in Ambasamudram Taluk in Thirunelveli District of Tamilnadu.

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Papanasam Dam
Papanasam Dam is located in Thirunelveli District of Tamilnadu. It was built during the British rule and is 5.4 m wide, 265 m long and 240 m high. The Papanasam dam is also known as the Tamirabarani River Dam and has a total catchment area of 147 Sq. Kms. It is actually two dams; Upper dam is called as Karaiyar Dam & Lower Dam is called as Papanasam dam.

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Ramanathi Dam, Kadayam
Ramanathi reservoir is located at the foot of the Western Ghats in Kadayam village of Ambasamudram Taluk in Tirunelveli District.

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Servalar Dam, Papanasam
Servalar Reservoir is constructed across Servalar River near Papanasam in Thirunelveli District of Tamilnadu.

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Thalaiyanai Dam, Papanasam
Thalaiyanai Dam is one of the dams near Papanasam which store the waters of the river Thamirabarani. Ambasamudram - Papanasam Upper dam is a major road passing near this dam.

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Upper Kodayar Dam, Manjolai Hills
Upper Kodayar Dam is located very near to Nalamukku in Manjolai Hills. Kodayar dam which is located in the hills is noted for its wild view. The two power houses in Kodayar-Hydro Kodayar Power House I and Kodayar Power House II generates over 100 MW.

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Kuttiyar Dam, Manjolai Hills
Kuttiyar Dam is another small dam on the way to the Winch station from Kodayar Upper Dam in Manjolai Hills.

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