Chhattisgarh state has limited irrigation system with dams, Barrage, reservoir and canals. There are 51 medium and major irrigation projects have been completed and few minor are under construction.
Dhamtari district of Chhattisgarh state has large numbers of dam including Ravishankar Water Dam or Gangrel Dam, that attracts tourists from Chhattisgarh and other states.
Murrum Silli Dam on the Sillari river is a prominent architectural marvels in Chhattisgarh state. The dam is the first dam in Asia to have Siphon Spillways with height – 34.15 m, built for the purpose of irrigation.
Kutaghat Dam in Bilaspur is one of the most famous dam and reservoir, built on Kharang river. The dam is a popular attractions in Bilaspur and most visited dam in Chhattisgarh for tourism.
Hasdeo Bango Dam in Korba district of Chhattisgarh is constructed across the Hasdeo river and one of the must visit place for tourism in Chhattisgarh.
Tandula Dam is located 5 km from Balod in Durg district and very best picnic spot.
Khudia Dam is located 85 kms from Bilaspur and a major water sports destination in Chhattisgarh.
Dudhawa Dam in Dhamtari district is built across the Mahanadi river. Mahanadi is the major river in East Central India, flows through the states of Chhattisgarh and Odisha.
Rabo Dam in Raigarh district of Chhattisgarh, across the river Kelo and a prime tourist attraction around Raigarh.
Sondur Dam in Dhamtari district is constructed across Sondur river, near Nagri village. It is a heavily built dam on tributary of Mahanadi river and listed as top tourist attractions in Dhamtari.
Kherkatta Dam and Reservoir located at Pakhanjore in Chhattisgarh state in Matholi river. The earth fill embankment type dam was built for better irrigation and cultivation systems.