Top 8 Big Dams of Telangana State

Telangana is the 29th state of India, It has the most number of big Dams, Reservoirs, Lakes and Canals than any other South Indian state. Following list of dams and reservoirs are located in Telangana, Two major dams Nagarjuna Sagar Dam and Srisailam Dam are located at the border of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.

Nagarjuna Sagar

Nagarjunasagar Dam

Nagarjuna Sagar Dam is built across the Krishna river, located between Nalgonda district of Telangana state and Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh. The dam is 407 feet tall and is the second largest water reservoir in India, Also Nagarjunasagar is one of the popular weekend getaways from Hyderabad.

Srisailam Dam


Srisailam Dam is also built across the Krishna River at the border of Mahabubnagar District in Telangana and Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh. The dam is 476 ft tall, constructed in a deep gorge in the Nallamala Hills and has the 2nd largest capacity hydroelectric project in the country.

Sriram Sagar


Sriram Sagar is the name of reservoir formed by the Pochampad Dam across the Godavari river near Nirmal town in Telangana. The Sri Rama Sagar project is a flood-flow project on the river Godavari, located in Nizamabad district and known as lifeline of Telangana state.

Nizam Sagar


Nizam Sagar Dam is constructed across the Manjira River between the in village of Achampet and Banjapalle in Nizamabad district. Nizamsagar Project is the second irrigation scheme on Manjira river and one of the largest dam in Telangana state.

Manair Dam


Lower Manair Dam is one of the three major irrigation project constructed across the Manair river in Karimnagar District of state. Upper Manair Dam and Mid Manair Dam are being the other two irrigation project situated in Karimnagar district of Telangana.

Jurala Dam


Priyadarshini Jurala Project or Jurala Project is situated near the village of Kuravapur in Mahbubnagar district. The Dam is one of the most popular tourist attraction for near by Ramalayam and Parthasaradhi Temple.

Sripada Sagar


Sripada sagar yellampally project is fourth largest dam project on the Godavari river in Telangana state. Yellampalli dam is constructed at a height of 148 metres and an Important Milestone in the development of Telangana Region.

Koil Sagar


Koilsagar Dam is built on minor tributary of the Krishna river, located near Koilsagar village in Mahabubnagar district. The dam is one of the famous tourist attractions of Mahabubnagar district,Anjaneya Swamy temple and Koilkonda fort are situated near by.

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