TAMILNADU



LARGE DAMSSTATE: TAMILNADU

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 Pechipparai 77o18'14"E 8o27'4.74"N 1906 Kodaiyar Nagerkoil III 42.05 425.5 150160 15150 123190 1104
2 Willingdon 790 06'16''E 11025'33''N 1923 Periyar odai Thittagudi II 17.22 4300 73060 15540 60010 384
3 Glenmorgan 76° 35'27" E 11°30'11"N 1930 Glenmorgan stream Uthagamandalam II 16 80 740 166 - 46
4 Mettur 77°48'24"E 11°48'11"N 1934 Cauvery Salem II 65.53 1615.4 2707128 138700 2645201 12547
5 Pykara 76°36'12" E 11°27'45" N 1935 Pykara Uthagamandalam II 56 193 56630 - 55080 877
6 Mukurthi 76°33'50" E 11°24'36" N 1938 Mukurthi Uthagamandalam II 34 162 50980 - 50710 425
7 Thambaraparani 77°18'39" E 8°39'04" N 1943 Thambaraparani Ambasamudaram III 66 227 155800 5800 149430 2549
8 Papanasam Div weir 77°21'26" E 8°41'51" N 1944 Thambaraparani Ambasamudaram II 18 409 1387 620 790 4249
9 Poondi 79o52'18"E 13o12'39"N 1944 Kosasthalaiyar Chennai III 16.23 8354.7 91437 33630 91147 3385
10 Maravakandy 76°39'15" E 11°34'27 N 1947 Avarihalla Uthagamandalam II 22 415 822 - - 312
11 Moyar forebay 76°41'28" E 11°36'21" N 1951 Moyar Uthagamandalam II 22 731 170 - - 130
12 Perunchani 77o21'28"E 8o21'51"N 1952 Paraliyar Nagerkoil III 36.27 373.01 81787 96300 81840 895
13 Bhavanisagar 77°06'50"E 11°28'15"N 1955 Bhavani Mettupalayam II 62.18 8780 813002 72660 908000 4043
14 Amaravathi 77°15'48"E 10°22'06"N 1958 Amaravathi Udumalpet III 50 1095 114530 9065 109360 4062
15 Krishnagiri 78011'08"E 12028'32"N 1957 Pennaiyar Krishnagiri II 28.05 1002.79 47156 12480 47156 4061
16 Manimuthar 77024'50"E 8039'12"N 1958 Manimuthar Ambasamudaram II 45.73 2927.6 155961.3 9398 155961.3 1698.99
17 Periyar forebay 77°12'52" E 9°38'48" N 1958 Vairavanar Theni III 38 88 90.6 - - 54
18 Sathanur 78051'02''E 12011'0"N 1958 Pennaiyar Thiruvannamalai III 44.81 786.38 207184 18100 19852 5660
19 Vaigai 770'35'24''E 100'03'13'' N 1958 Vaigai Andipatti III 33.83 3515 172476.26 24200 169559.68 1780
20 Vidur 79035'10"E 120 04'21"N 1959 Varahanadhi Dindivanam III 22.55 4511 17132 7770 16362 1786.43
21 Avalanche 76°36'57" E 11°19'12"N 1961 Avalanche stream Uthagamandalam III 57 366 156200 8060 152800 705
22 Emerald 76°37'16" E 11°19'38"N 1961 Emerald Uthagamandalam III 63 323 156200 8060 152800 -
23 Kundahpallam 76°39'10" E 11°16'59" N 1961 Kundah Uthagamandalam III 32 152 1760   1560 1556.5
24 Aliyar 76°58'04"E 10°28'59"N 1962 Aliyar Pollachi III 44.19 3200.4 109351 6500 106120 1161
25 Sandynallah 76°39'08" E 11°26'38" N 1963 Sandynallah stream Uthagamandalam II 36 107 26620 - 2310 312
26 Bungihallah bund 76°31'25" E 11°13'46" N 1965 Bhavani Uthagamandalam III 24.38 280 - - - -
27 Gomukhinadhi 78o49'25" E 11o47'06" N 1965 Gomukhinadhi Kallakurichi III 24.08 2095.72 15875 3600 14682 1472.48
28 Pegumbahallah Forebay 76°40'54" E 11°14'53" N 1965 Pegumbahallah Mettupalayam III 55 181 1070 63 1030 457
29 Sathaiyar 78004'50' E 100'06' 44"N 1965 Sathaiyaru Madurai II 14.93 409.63 1585 9350 1330 274.85
30 Upper Bhavani 76° 31'37" E 11° 15'36" N 1965 Bhavani Uthagamandalam III 80 419 101200 4550 85200 467
31 Upper Bhavani pumping weir 76° 31'14" E 11° 13'20" N 1965 Bhavani Uthagamandalam III 19 12 650 - 319.9 548.17
32 Parson Valley 76° 35'35" E 11° 23'41" N 1966 Parson's valley Uthagamandalam II 43 146 19250 1670 17190 273
33 Nirallapallam 76° 45'22" E 11° 17'10" N 1966 N.pallam Mettupallayam II 18 60 - - - 519
34 Porthimund 76° 34'18" E 11° 22'36" N 1966 Porthimundstream Uthagamandalam II 56 369 60000 2840 45730 241
35 Western Catchment Weir-I 76° 31'51" E 11° 16'53" N 1966 Arickyampuzha Uthagamandalam III 18 72 126 - 123 106
36 Western Catchment Weir-II 76° 32'35" E 11° 19'10" N 1966 karampuzha Uthagamandalam II 30 85 549 - 396 107
37 Western Catchment Weir-III 76° 33'06" E 11° 20'00" N 1966 karampuzha Uthagamandalam III 26 92 60 - - 151
38 East Varahapallam weir 76° 34'07" E 11° 13'53" N 1967 E.V.Pallam Uthagamandalam III 18 173 400 - - 348
39 Manjalar 77° 38'02" E 10° 11'46" N 1968 Manjalar Periakulam II 28.28 1045.84 13800 1970 13792.01 331.3
40 Pillur 76° 48'22" E 11° 15'35" N 1967 Bhavani Mettupalayam II 88 357 44400 2600 34970 2830
41 Thirumurthi 77° 09'52" E 10° 29'05" N 1967 Palar Udumalpet III 34.14 2679.79 54768 3920 49390 448
42 West Varahapallam weir 76° 34'04" E 11° 13'57" N 1967 W.V.pallam Uthagamandalam III 35 92 1360 30 - 187
43 Uppar(Erode) 77° 25'19" E 10° 46'53" N 1968 Uppar Dharapuram III 19.82 2256 14914 4450 14920 708
44 Chittar-I 77° 15'15" E 8° 26'04" N 1970 Chittar Kuzhithurai III 24.99 762 17271.49 2930 11125.06 399.32
45 Chittar-II 77° 17'12" E 8° 26'10" N 1970 Chittar Kuzhithurai III 24.99 1134 28555 4150 16992.5 195.41
46 Kuthiraiyar 77° 23'31" E 10° 23'21" N 1990 Kuthiraiyar Palani III 33.38 840 7164 733 7164 572.72
47 Manimukthanadhi 77° 59'18" E 11° 48'19" N 1970 Manimukthanadhi Kallakurichi III 21.95 3618 20870 7460 19901 926.06
48 Upper Aliyar 77° 00'48" E 10° 26'15" N 1971 Aliyar Pollachi III 81 315 26570   25840 1528
49 Kodayar-I 77° 21'35" E 08° 31'19" N 1972 Kodayar Kallidaikurichi II 88 166 98690 8300 98510 257
50 Kodayar-II 77° 21'16" E 08° 31'29" N 1972 Kodayar Nagercoil II 61 152 888 41800 883 787
51 Sholayar 76° 52'50" E 10° 17'53" N 1971 Sholayar Valparai III 105.16 1244.19 152396 5720 14288.6 1474.9
52 Gatana 77° 18'38" E 08° 47'57" N 1974 Thamirabarani Alwarkurichi III 32 2645 12112 797 12127.12 758.89
53 Parappalar 77° 41'02" E 10° 26'00" N 1974 Parappalar Palani II 41.14 81.08 5605 1140 5600 747.56
54 Ponnaniyar 78° 15'35" E 10° 34'45" N 1974 Ponnaniyar Trichy II 26.22 247 3388 1267 3396 199.1
55 Ramanadhi 77° 19'07" E 08° 50'54" N 1976 Thamirabarani Keelakadayam III 30.76 839 4302 310 4301.6 295.91
56 Upper Nirar Weir 77° 01'24" E 10° 17'55" N 1975 Nirar Valparai III 27.52 146.3 990 80 990 1069.23
57 Chinnakuttiyar 77° 20'21" E 08° 31'32" N 1976 C.Kutiyar Ambasamudaram III 39 277 2770   2620 65
58 Kuttiyar 77° 18'42" E 08° 31'48" N 1976 Kuttiyar Ambasamudaram III 25 93 230   190 38.48
59 Pilavukkal Project Periyar Kovilar 77° 32'54" E 09° 39'49" N 1976 Kovilar Srivilliputhur II 38 680.73 3764 730 3770 223.3
60 Pilavukkal Project Periyar 77° 31'36" E 09° 38'27" N 1976 Periyar Srivilliputhur II 27.43 884 5434 761 5437 286.56
61 Pykara New Forebay 76° 36'16" E 11° 27'53" N 1976 Pykara Uthagamandalam II 45 236 5850   - 1092
62 Chinnar 770 55' 52''E 120 28'45"N 1977 Chinnar Palacode II 21.67 365 14150 1700 13980 770.3
63 Karuppanadhi 77018'16"E 90 8' 11"N 1978 Karuppanadhi Kadayanallur III 38.64 890 5240 390 5235.5 356.79
64 Eravangalar 77° 21'16" E 9° 38'58" N 1978 Ervangalar Chinnamanur III 30 242 2400 290 2090 106
65 Gunderipallam 77°42'14"E 11°33'43"N 1978 Gunderipallam Gopichettipalayam II 15.44 722 3120 590 3064.17 297.32
66 Highwavys 77° 21'38" E 9° 38'54" N 1978 Highwavys stream Chinnamanur III 35 175 2440 285 2400 66.11
67 Manalar 77° 20'46" E 9° 38'17" N 1978 Manalar Chinnamanur III 40 185 13580 306 12250 327.3
68 Palar Poranthalar 77°28'53"E 10°22'25"N 1978 Palar Poranthalar Palani III 34.9 2450 43129 5180 43130 1217.6
69 Varadhamanadhi 77°32'53"E 10°23'08"N 1978 Varadhamanadhi Palani III 45.4 364.2 3132 390 3130 406.37
70 Varattupallam 77°13'31"E 11°23'41"N 1978 Varattupallam Bhavani II 17.75 1798 3951 890 3910 327.11
71 Vattamalaikarai Odai 77°39'57"E 10°54'34"N 1979 V.K. Odai Dharapuram II 23.1 2040 7592 2060 6890 533.77
72 Vennirar 77° 18'03" E 9° 36'29" N 1978 Vennirar Chinnamanur III 29 96 144 - - 77.84
73 Marudhanadhi 77o41'40"E 10o15'43"N 1979 Marudhanadhi Vathalagundu II 34.46 823 5335 720 5334.55 420
74 Lower Nirar 76°59'03"E 10°16'24"N 1982 Nirar Valparai III 50.29 252.98 7726 520 4927 1303
75 Pambar 780 34'03"E 120 15'49"N 1983 Pambar Uthangarai II 22.5 652 7924 2200 7018 1513.39
76 Thumbalahalli 780 9' 19''E 120 18'10"N 1983 Poolapatti Palacode II 17.1 1043.5 3707 1940 3390 577.3
77 Kadambarai 77° 02'41" E 10° 23'35" N 1984 Kadambarai Pollachi III 67.5 808 30850   26850 518
78 Kesarigullihalla 770 56' 44''E 120 18' 39''N 1985 K.gulihalla Palacode II 23.7 1400 3795 1050 3568 464.09
79 Vaniar 780 19' 47''E 110 54' 07''N 1985 Vaniar Pappireddypatti II 43 1360 11829 110 11829 655
80 Nagavathi 780 1' 40''E 120 3' 35''N 1987 Nagavathi Dharmapuri II 21 288 4650 1180 4387 579.41
81 Servalar 77° 18'17" E 8° 41'24" N 1986 Servalar Ambasamudaram II 57 465 35000 - 30520 1820
82 Sulagirichinnar 780 2' 33''E 120 40' 17''N 1985 Sulagiri Sulagiri II 25.3 415 2298 450 2208 547
83 Thoppaiyar 780 6'27"E 11057' 25''N 1986 Thoppaiyar Dharmapuri II 25.6 435 8456 1200 8448.7 980.69
84 Vandal weir 77° 04'48" E 10° 23'10" N 1986 Thoraikkadavu Pollachi III 20.5 204 - - - 794.7
85 Siddhamalli 79°18'43"E 11°04'10"N 1987 Siddhamalli odai Ariyalur II 15.15 5053 6418.44 3580 6418.44 450
86 Perumpallam 77°18'19"E 11°33'39"N 1990 Perumpallam Sathyamangalam III 17.09 1888 3277 652.9 3155.06 437.8
87 Noyyal athupalayam 77°49'11"E 11°01'42"N 1992 Noyyal Muthur II 14.06 2850 6600 1693 6490 92.72
88 Noyyal Orathupalayam 77°32'24"E 11°06'17"N 1992 Noyyal Chennimalai II 21.69 2381.9 17440 4250 17440 2527
89 Anaimadavu 78°25'46"E 11°46'27"N 1993 Anaimadavu Salem II 27.94 672.4 7556.57 1060 7560 911.08
90 Kariakovil 78°34'09"E 11°46'30"'N 1993 Kariakovil Salem III 33 748.5 5377 784 5380 950.63
91 Kelavarapalli 770 52'30''E 120 46'12''N 1993 Pennaiyar Hosur II 20.9 546.8 13612 3600 13160 2490
92 Kodaganar 77°58'23"E 10°35'39"N 1993 Kodaganar Dindugul (Vedasandur) II 17.75 2895 12283 4970 11540 8500
93 Poigaiyar 770 30’32”E 80 16’ 06” N 2002 Poigaiyar Aralvoimozhi II 36 1202 2967 315 2799.44 113.83
94 Mordhana 78o 47'02"E 13002'43''N 2001 Koudhanyanadhi Guddiyatham II 30.25 475 7396 870 6520 10541
95 Sothuparai 77o27'50"E 10o7'51"N 2001 Varahanadhi Periakulam III 55 345 2830 145 2822.93 807.48
96 Adavinainar Kovil 77013'58''E 90 4'22"N 2002 Hanumantha nadhi Shencottai III 48.4 670 4963.82 260 4963.82 402.94
97 Kodumudiyar 77031'26"E 80 25'28"N 2004 Kodumudiyar Valliyoor II 36.8 411 3578 534 3448.36 483.76
98 Vadakku Pachaiyar 77031'27''E 80 32' 37''N 2003 Vadakku Pachaiyar Nanguneri II 28.3 3115 12509 1845 12500 483.18
99 Nagariar sasthakovil 77ο24'33''E 9ο24'43'' N 2004 Nagariar Rajapalyam III 23.9 1490 1032 797 1033 234.94
100 Nambiar 770 44'19''E 80 22'24''N 2003 Nambiar Valliyoor II 13.35 2605 2325 1522 2329.09 1274
101 Nallathangal Odai 77°36'33"E 10°42'41"N 2007 Nallathangal Odai Dharapuram II 22 3450 6311 3135 6330 873.76
102 Nanganjiar 77°50'05"E 10°35'53"N 2008 Nanganjiar Ottanchatram II 21.5 2680 7199 1610 6590 3468.58
103 Shenbagathope 790 04'04''E 120 38'44" N 2008 Kamandalar Polur III 26.5 889 8122 1051.2 8123 1197.69
104 Shanmuganadhi 770'21'15"E 9o43'56"N 2004 Shanmuganadhi Cumbum III 20 638 2252 140 1775.54 264.68
105 Gundar 77012'55''E 80 56' 43''N 1983 Gundar Shencottai III 15.7 390 708 140 707.5 264.68
106 Vembakottai 77045'02"E 9020'05"N 1986 Vaippar Sivakasi II 12 3400 11283 5538 11275 1656.25
107 Anaikuttam 77049'15"E 9030'31"N 1986 Arujuna Sivakasi II 18.7 2940 3559 1969 3602 1708.6
108 Golwarpatti 77058'18"E 9024'07"N 1993 Arujuna & Gowsiha Sattur II 15.9 5700 5037 3472 5022 2848.43
109 Rajathopekanar 79o 04'34"E 13o 01' 29"N 1997 Palar Vellore III 15.94 260 581 240 581 127.16
110 Mirugandanadhi 780 56' 44''E 120 29' 24''N 2006 Miruganda nadhi Polur III 30 778 2469 550 2315 429.62
111 Varattar Vallimadurai 780 32'31"E 110 58'19"N 2007 Varattar Harur III 24.2 1200 3122 600 3051 438.91
112 Andiappanur Odai 78042'57"E 120 30'34"N 2007 Pambar Tirupathur II 22.5 1185 3175 880 3075 422.68
113 Vandal Odai 77026'15"E 80 41'06"N 2007 Vandal Odai Ambasamudram II 14 1350 1641.4 485.8 1641.4 126.66
114 Sirumalaiyar Odai 77o 49'02"E 10o17'36"N 2009 Sirumalaiyar Nilakottai II 19.28 925.8 439 122 438.65 166.11
115 Kuppanatham 78046'23''E 120 25'11''N 2009 Cheyyar Thiruvannamalai III 29.2 750 19810 2780 19221 1359.2
116 Mambazhathuraiyar 77o 22'44"E 8o 13'56"N 2011 Mambazha-thuraiyar Thuckalay III 24.7 360 1181 120 1181 163.94

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