SUNKESULA BARRAGE
Preamble

Construction of Barrage in place of existing 130 years old anicut at a cost of about Rs 130.0 crores has been taken up as a part of KC Canal Modernisation Project. The storage capacity of barrage is 1.2 TMC. There is a provision for 2 MW power generation.

Salient Features
Spillway
Sill Level : +285.000 M
No. of Vents : 30 Nos
Size of Gates : 18.00 M X 7.30 M
Max Water Level : +292.700 M
FRL : +292.000 M
Scour Sluice
Sill Level : + 284.500 M
No. of Vents : 4 nos.
Size of Gates : 10.00 M x 3.50 M
Head Regulator (KC Canal)
Intake Location : Tungabhadra Barrage at Sunkesula around 30 km from Kurnool town.
Length of Canal : 305.60 km
Sill Level : + 285.770 M
No. of Vents : 4 nos.
Size of Gates : 8.25 m x 2.50 M
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