TELUGU GANGA PROJECT

Preamble

Telugu Ganga Project is an inter-state Project formulated to irrigate 5.75 lakh acres in drought prone areas of Rayalaseema and uplands of Nellore District in Andhra Pradesh by utilising 29 TMC of Krishna flood flows and 30 TMC of Pennar flood flows. Further with a view to provide drinking water to the Chennai city, the three Krishna basin states of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Maharashtra have agreed to spare 5 TMC each from their respective shares of Krishna waters totaling to 15 TMC to meet the requirements. The scheme consists of 408 Km. long canal from Srisailam Reservoir to Andhra Pradesh &amb; Tamil Nadu border with the following four balancing reservoirs. 1)Velugodu Balancing Reservoir(2)S.P.V.B.Reservoir.(3)Somasila Reservoir. (4)Kandaleru Reservoir. The total ayacut in Kurnool district is 1.145 lakh acres.

Salient Features
Location : Additional Approach Channel
Designed Discharge : 32,850 Cusecs
Bed Width : 72 M
Full Supply Depth : 12.19 M
Bed Fall : 1/15000
Side Slopes : 1:1
Canal Bed Level : 256.030 M
Full Supply Level : 269.220 M
Total Bed Level : 000.000 M
Location : Additional Head Regulator
Designed Discharge : 32,850 Cusecs
Gates : 4 vents with radial gates
Location : Tail Channel
Designed Discharge : 32,850 Cusecs
Bed Width : 23 M
Full Supply Depth : 11.89 M
Bed Fall : 1/12000
Side Slopes : 1:1
Canal Bed Level : 256.030 M
Full Supply Level : 267.920 M
Total Bed Level : 000.000 M
Location : SRMC
Designed Discharge : 44,000 Cusecs
Bed Width : 40 M
Full Supply Depth : 11.89 M
Bed Fall : 1/12000
Side Slopes : 1:1
Canal Bed Level : 256.030 M
Full Supply Level : 267.920 M
Total Bed Level : 000.000 M
Location : Banakacharla Regulator to VBR (link channel).
Designed Discharge : 11,150 Cusecs
Bed Width : 15.85 M
Full Supply Depth : 11.89 M
Bed Fall : 1/15000
Side Slopes : 1/2:1
Canal Bed Level : 253.890 M
Full Supply Level : 265.780 M
Total Bed Level : 266.780 M
Location : Velugodu Reservoir
Designed Discharge : 5000 Cusecs
Gates : 4 vents with radial gates
Location : TGP Main canal
Designed Discharge : 5000 Cusecs
Bed Width : 16 M
Full Supply Depth : 4.00 M
Bed Fall : 1/3931
Side Slopes : 1 1/2:1
Canal Bed Level : 244.000 M
Full Supply Level : 248.000 M
Total Bed Level : 250.000 M