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1.  Name of project Varahi Irrigation Project  
2.  Location 

     a) latitude

130 39’ 15” N
     b) longitude 740 57’ 00” E
3.  Means of Access The dam is approachable by Udupi and Kundapura-Shimoga  road at about 5 Kms. From Siddapura (Dakshina Kannada)

4.  Catchment area

277 sq.km

5.  Total utilisation

     i) Sugar cane 6.173 TMC
    ii) Ist  Crop Paddy 0.447 TMC
   iii) II nd Crop Paddy 4.820 TMC
   iv) III rd Crop Paddy 4.842 TMC
   v) Lake losses 0.225 TMC
                                  total 16.507 TMC

6.  Gross storage capacity

1.015 TMC

7.  Dead storage capacity

0.071 TMC

8.  Live storage

0.944 TMC

9.  Average bed level

RL 24.30 M

10.Dead storage level

RL 34.14 M

11.Crest level of spillway

RL 37.50 M

12.Full reservoir level

RL 49.50 M

13.Maximum water level

RL 49.50 M

14.Top level of dam

RL 52.50 M

15.Dam

     Type

     Length

 

Composite dam

178.50 M

16.Maximum flood             discharge

1,50,000 cusecs

17.Submersion

    a) reserved forest

    b) garden land

    c) wet land

    d) dry land

    e) villages

 

230 ha.

12 ha.

90 ha.

103 ha.

2 nos.

18.Common canal upto        38 km.

     a) capacity at  hea d

     b) cropped area

 

25.00 cumecs

15,702 ha

19.Left bank canal from  offtake on right bank canal at ch.38.00 km

     a)Length

     b)Capacity at  Head

     c)Cropped area

     d)command

 

46.20 km

22 cumecs

10987 ha.

25549 ha.

20.Right bank canal from  38 km onwards  

     a)Length

     b)Capacity at  Head

     c)Cropped area

     d)command

 

40.80 km

3.0 cumecs

1992 ha

4922 ha

21.Lift canal

    a)Length

    b)Capacity at  Head

    c)Cropped area

    d)command

 

53 km

3.905 cumecs

2723 ha

6332 ha

22.Irrigation details

    a) Gross command           area

    b) net irrigable area

        i) flow

        ii)lift

 

36530 ha.

 

12979 ha.

 2723 ha.

23.Taluks benefitted

Coondapur & Udupi tq.

24.Remarks

This project gets assured waters from the tail race discharge of Varahi Hydro Electric project