KERALA



LARGE DAMSSTATE: KERALA

Sl. No Name of Dam Location of Dam Year of completion River Nearest City seismic zone Height above lowest foundation (m) Length of dam (m) Gross Storage capacity
(103 m3)
Reservoir Area
(103 m2)
Effective Storage capacity Designed Spillway capacity (m3/sec)
Longitude of dam 'E' Latitude of dam 'N'
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
1. Kundala 770 4' 100 4' 0" 1947 Palar Munnar III 36.94 259.08 7650 647.5 7300 183.95
2. Sengulam 770 4' 100 5' 1" N 1957 Mudira puzha Munnar III 26.82 143.26 710 291 710 70.8
3. Malampuzha Between76o39'and760 42' 10o48'and1 0o55' 1955 Malampuzha (Tributary of Bharathapuzha) Palakkad III 38.1 1848.9 228400 22500 226000 367.5
4. Walayar 76o42'and7 6o50' 10o43'and1 0o52' 1956 Walayar (Tribuyary of Bharathapuzha) Palakkad III 30.48 1478 18901.8 2590 18400 396.4
5. Madupetty 770 7' 30" 100 6' 30" 1956 Palar Munnar III 83.35 237.74 55230 3238 55230 453.13
6. Poringalkuthu 760 38' 40" 100 18' 45" N 1957 Chalakkudy Chalakkudy III 36.89 365.76 32000 2820 30300 2265.32
7. Vazhani 76o19' 10o38' 1957 Wadakkanchery (Tributary of Keechery) Thrissur III 26.91 792.48 18121 1820 16650 294.04
8. Peechi 76o24' 10o26' 1958 Manali (Tributary of Karuvannur) Thrissur III 41.85 213.3 110435 12955 108170 368.12
9. Neyyar 77o09 8o32' 1959 Neyyar Thiruvananthapuram III 56.08 294.83 106200 9100 101146 809.4
10. Meenkara
(Gayathri stage - 1)
76o48' 10o38' 1960 Meenkara (Tributary of Bharathapuzha Palakkad III 18.9 964 11300 2495 10300 472.6
11. Kallarkutty 770 0' 10" 90 58' 40" 1961 Mudira puzha Munnar III 43 182.88 6800 650.3 6510 1982.4
12. Ponmudy 770 3' 30" 100 57' 40" 1965 Panniar Munnar III 57.61 288.8 51540 2788 47400 1359.21
13. Periyar valley Barrage 76o40'00" 10o08'16" 1964 Periyar Cochin III 11.79 211 169790 16400 Diversion 7079
14. Anayirankal 770 2' 30" 100 0' 20" 1965 Panniar Munnar III 34.13 291.69 49840 4856 48990 348
15. Sholayar (Flanking) 760 45' 40" 100 20' 0" 1965 Chalakkudy Chalakkudy III 27.74 259.08 153480 8705 150080 1710.32
16. Sholayar (Main) 760 45' 40" 100 20' 0" 1965 Chalakkudy Chalakkudy III 66.14 430.53 153480 8705 150080  
17. Sholayar (Saddle) 760 45' 0" 100 18' 0" 1965 Chalakkudy Chalakkudy III 18.59 109.12 153480 8705 150080  
18. Chulliar (Gayathri stage II) 76o36' 10o36' 1966 Chulliar Palakkad III 30.5 1755 13700 1650 12700 223.7
19. Kakki 770 8' 30" 90 19' 30" 1966 Kakki Vandiperiyar III 116.13 336.19 455020 17511 447400 NA
20. Mangalam 76o32' 10o31' 1966 Cherukunnapuzha Thrissur III 29.23 1057 25494 3960 25344 249.88
21. Anathode 770 9' 0" 90 20' 30" 1967 Anathodu Vandiperiyar III 51.82 376.12 455020 17511 447400 1783.96
22. Pamba 770 8' 30" 90 23' 3" 1967 Pamba Vandiperiyar III 57.2 281 39220 2006 31150 912
23. Pothundy 70o36.5" 10o32.5' 1967 Ayalur (Tributary of Bharathapuzha) Palakkad III 32.61 1680 50914 4190 43890 680
24. ARUVIKKARA (KWA)     1972 Karamana Thiruvananthapuram   14.01 83.21 2000 480 628.26  
25. Kuttiyadi HE Project 750 55' 30" 110 33' 0" 1972 Kuttiyadi Kozhikode III 39.51 228.6 38400 2790 33980 736.2
26. Kuttiyadi Irrigation project 75o49'27" 11o36'45" 1973 Kuttiyadi Kozhikode III 35.36 170.6 120520 10520 113440 1444
27. Idukki 760 58' 40" 90 50' 30" 1975 Periyar Idukki III 169 365.85 1996300 59830 1459510 NA
28. Cheruthoni 760 58' 90 50' 48" 1976 Cheruthoni Idukki III 138.38 650.75 1996300 59830 1459510 5013
29. Pamba Barrage(Maniyar) 76o53' 9o20' 1976 Kakkad (Tributary of maniyar Pathanamthitta III 16.76 115.22 8000 1080   1280
30. Kulamavu 760 53' 90 48' 5" 1977 Kilivalli thodu Idukki III 99.97 384.96 1996300 59830 1459510 NA
31. Kulur Barrage (Pazhassi) 75o37'00" 11o59'00" 1978 Valapattanam Kannur III 18.99 245 97500 6500 97500 3500
32. upper Moozhiyar 770 4' 0" 90 18' 0" 1979 Moozhiyar Vandiperiyar III 18 97 5660     143
33. Kanjirapuzha 72o32' 10o58' 1983 Kanjirapuzha Palakkad III 30.78 2127.6 70827.4 4650 70808 512.5
34. PEPPARA (KWA)     1983 Karamana Thiruvananthapuram   36.5 423 70000 8496 68400 860
35. Siruvani 76o38'30'' 10o58'36'' 1984 Siruvani Palakkad III 57 224 255000 1686 184200 435
36. Idamalayar(EB) 760 42' 30" 100 13' 15" 1987 Idamalayar Kothamangalam III 101.6 373 1089800 28300 1017800 3013
37. Kallada (Parappar) 7704,20' 7057,00' 1986 Kallada Kollam III 85.35 335 524000 23000 507000 2830
38. Erattayar 770 6' 20" 90 48' 35" 1991 Perinjan kutty Kattappana III 20 146 5351 970 5085 507
39. Gavi(SA Diversion) 770 8' 0" 90 24' 30" 1989 Gaviar Vandiperiyar III 17.07 97.54 2780   1130 NA
40. Kullar 770 8' 0" 90 24' 30" 1990 Kullar Vandiperiyar III 24 94 2780   1130 347
41. Moozhiyar 770 4' 0" 90 18' 30" 1990 Moozhiyar Vadasserikara III 29.91 176.5 1500 145.7 1160 730.25
42. Veluthode 770 2' 30" 90 18' 10" 1990 Veluthode Vadasserikara III 20.95 107 670 63.5 607 216.65
43. Kosani saddle     1991 Karaman thodu Kalpetta III 13.8 111 209000 12770 185430  
44. Kuttiyadi Augmentation main earthen dam     2004 Karaman thodu Kalpetta III 38.5 628 209180 12770 185430  
45. Meenar I 770 8' 40" 90 24' 30" 1991 Meenar Vandiperiyar III 17.2 65 30   30  
46. Meenar II 770 8' 40" 90 24' 30" 1991 Meenar Vandiperiyar III 17.07 97 63   63  
47. Kuttiyadi Saddle     1992 Karaman thodu Kalpetta III 16.5 111.5 209180 12770 185430  
48. Malankara   Between9o3 7,and10o4' 1994 Thodupuzha Muvattupuzha III 23 460 37000 5660 10000 1444.32
49. Chimoni 76o28'00" 10o26'00" 1996 Chimony (Tributary of Karuvannur) Thrissur III 52.82 1211.3 179390 10100 172640 1680
50. Pambla 760 57' 30" 90 59' 1997 Periyar Kothamangalam 3 32.3 284 5300 445 4500 11200
51. Karapuzha 76o10o30 11o37o 2004 Karapuzha Kozhikode III 28 625 76500 8550 72000 969
52. Attapady 76o39' 11o2' U/C Siruvani Palakkad III 50.77 450 65000 3500 60700 1051
53. Periyar (Mullai Periyar) 77o8'40'' 9o31'44'' 1895 Periyar Kumily III 52.12 365.85 443235 26440 299310.69 3454
54. Thunakkadavu 76o46'55" 10o26'04'' 1965 Thunakkadavu Pollachi III 25.91 335.28 15763 4390 9060 455.9
55. Parambikulam 76o46'09" 10o23'15" 1967 Parambikulam Pollachi III 73.15 897.33 504306 20720 381030 1687.31
56. Peruvarippallam 76o46'00" 10o26'51'' 1971 Peruvarippallam Pollachi IV 25 434.64 17546 2900 11010 93.46
57. Kotagiri Saddle 75o54'58'' 11o36'53'' 1992 Karamenthodu Kalpetta III 14.5 62 209180 12770 185430  
58. Near Kottagiri Saddle 75o55'00'' 11o36'44'' 1992 Karaman thodu Kalpetta III 11 86.5 209180 12770 185430  
59. Kuttiyadi Aug. spillway 75o57'21'' 11o40'18'' 2004 Karaman thodu Kalpetta III 36.5 56.4 209180 12770 185430 1664
60. Kallar 77o04'00'' 10o06'30'' 1989 Perinjankutty Nedumkandan III 27.43 457.2 793 255 763 1013
61. Ranni Perinad 76o52'00'' 09o21'00'' 2005 ` Thiruvanthapuram III 12.35 128.75        
62. Kulamavu Saddle 76o53'00'' 09o48'05'' 1977 Killivallithodu Idukki III 99.97 384.96       no spillway

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