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Mettur Dam, Salem

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The total length of the dam is 1,700 m (5,600 ft). The dam creates Stanley Reservoir. The Mettur Hydro Electrical power project is also quite large. The dam, the park, the major Hydro Electric power stations and hills on all sides make Mettur a tourist attraction. Upstream from the dam is Hogenakal Falls.

The government of India's water resources ministry site[1] the Mettur dam is an old multipurpose project of the south Indian state (province) of Tamil Nadu across the Cauvery river. It irrigates 1,310 km2 (510 sq mi) of land each year. Its installed capacity for hydro-power generation is 32 MW.

The maximum level of the dam is 120 ft (37 m) and the maximum capacity is 93.4 tmc ft.
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  • August 9, 2017
    A good outig for a day but usually its so hot their . Their is entrance fee to park. Eat some fish ❤️❤️its fantasatic  more »
  • July 29, 2017
    Best Place to Spend time with Families and Friends. When the Water Flows from the Sixteen Gates of Staneley Reservoir Dam ,it is a Spectacular think Watch. Madheshwaran malai Is near by this town. The...  more »
  • July 25, 2017
    Best place to spend time with friends and families.most beautiful place.best in Salem district.awsome place  more »

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