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         About Mettur Dam

The Mettur Dam is one of the biggest dams in India worked in 1934. It was developed in a gorge, where the Kaveri River enters the fields. It gives water system offices to parts of Salem, the length of Erode, Namakkal, Karur, Tiruchirappali and Thanjavur region for 271,000 sections of land (110,000 ha) of ranch land.


The aggregate length of the dam is 1,700 m (5,600 ft). The dam makes Stanley Reservoir. The Mettur Hydro Electrical power venture is likewise very vast. The dam, the recreation center, the major Hydro Electric power stations and slopes on all sides make Mettur a vacation spot. Upstream from the dam is Hogenakal Falls. The most extreme level of the dam is 120 ft (37 m) and the greatest limit is 93.47 tmc ft.


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