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Mettur Dam Water Level Live Status

On 02-12-2020: 101.580/120 அடி/Feet

Inflow: 6,119 கன அடி/Cusecs

Outflow: 1,200 கன அடி/Cusecs

Available Water: 66.905/93.47 T.M.C

Water Level: Increasing

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மேட்டூர் அணையின் முக்கிய விவரம்

கட்ட துவங்கிய நாள்: 20.07.1925
கட்டி முடித்த நாள்: 21.08.1934
கட்டி முடிக்க ஆன செலவு : ரூ.4.80 கோடி
நீளம்: 5,300 அடி
கொள்ளளவு: 93.50 டி.எம்.சி
அதிகபட்ச உயரம்: 214 அடி
அதிகபட்ச அகலம்: 171 அடி
சேமிப்பு உயரம்: 120 அடி
நீர்ப்பிடிப்பு பரப்பளவு: 59.25 சதுர மைல்

தமிழ் நாடு வேளாண்மைப் பல்கலைக்கழக வேளாண் இணைய தளம்

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1 Cusecs=28.317 Liters Per Second 1 T.M.C=28,316,846,592 Liters மரம் வளர்ப்போம்...!!! மழை பெறுவோம்...!!! மரம் வெட்டுபவன் மனிதன்..! மரம் வளர்ப்பவன் "மா மனிதன்"..!!!
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Tuesday, 5 June 2018

Methods of Rainwater Harvesting | How to Save Rain Water

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Broadly there are two ways of harvesting rainwater
  1. Surface runoff harvesting
  2. Roof top rainwater harvesting
Rainwater harvesting is the collection and storage of rainwater for reuse on-site, rather than allowing it to run off. These stored waters are used for various purposes such as gardening, irrigation etc. Various methods of rainwater harvesting are described in this section.

1. Surface runoff harvesting

In urban area rainwater flows away as surface runoff. This runoff could be caught and used for recharging aquifers by adopting appropriate methods.

2. Rooftop rainwater harvesting

It is a system of catching rainwater where it falls. In rooftop harvesting, the roof becomes the catchments, and the rainwater is collected from the roof of the house/building. It can either be stored in a tank or diverted to artificial recharge system. This method is less expensive and very effective and if implemented properly helps in augmenting the groundwater level of the area.

Rooftop Rainwater Harvesting System

Components of the Rooftop Rainwater Harvesting

The illustrative design of the basic components of roof top rainwater harvesting system is given in the typical schematic diagram shown in Fig 1.

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Fig 1: Components of Rainwater Harvesting

The system mainly constitutes of following sub components:
  • Catchments
  • Transportation
  • First flush
  • Filter
Catchments

The surface that receives rainfall directly is the catchment of rainwater harvesting system. It may be terrace, courtyard, or paved or unpaved open ground. The terrace may be flat RCC/stone roof or sloping roof. Therefore the catchment is the area, which actually contributes rainwater to the harvesting system.

Transportation

Rainwater from rooftop should be carried through down take water pipes or drains to storage/harvesting system. Water pipes should be UV resistant (ISI HDPE/PVC pipes) of required capacity. Water from sloping roofs could be caught through gutters and down take pipe. At terraces, mouth of the each drain should have wire mesh to restrict floating material.

First Flush

First flush is a device used to flush off the water received in first shower. The first shower of rains needs to be flushed-off to avoid contaminating storable/rechargeable water by the probable contaminants of the atmosphere and the catchment roof. It will also help in cleaning of silt and other material deposited on roof during dry seasons Provisions of first rain separator should be made at outlet of each drainpipe.

Filter

There is always some skepticism regarding Roof Top Rainwater Harvesting since doubts are raised that rainwater may contaminate groundwater. There is remote possibility of this fear coming true if proper filter mechanism is not adopted.

Secondly all care must be taken to see that underground sewer drains are not punctured and no leakage is taking place in close vicinity.


Filters are used for treatment of water to effectively remove turbidity, colour and microorganisms. After first flushing of rainfall, water should pass through filters. A gravel, sand and ‘netlon’ mesh filter is designed and placed on top of the storage tank. This filter is very important in keeping the rainwater in the storage tank clean. It removes silt, dust, leaves and other organic matter from entering the storage tank.

The filter media should be cleaned daily after every rainfall event. Clogged filters prevent rainwater from easily entering the storage tank and the filter may overflow. The sand or gravel media should be taken out and washed before it is replaced in the filter.

A typical photograph of filter is shown in Fig 2.
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Fig 2: Photograph of Typical Filter in Rainwater Harvesting

There are different types of filters in practice, but basic function is to purify water. Different types of filters are described in this section.

Sand Gravel Filter

These are commonly used filters, constructed by brick masonry and filleted by pebbles, gravel, and sand as shown in the figure. Each layer should be separated by wire mesh. A typical figure of Sand Gravel Filter is shown in Fig 3.
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Fig 3: Sand Gravel Filter

Charcoal Filter

Charcoal filter can be made in-situ or in a drum. Pebbles, gravel, sand and charcoal as shown in the figure should fill the drum or chamber. Each layer should be separated by wire mesh. Thin layer of charcoal is used to absorb odor if any. A schematic diagram of Charcoal filter is indicated in Fig 4.
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Fig 4: Charcoal Filter

PVC –Pipe filter

This filter can be made by PVC pipe of 1 to 1.20 m length; Diameter of pipe depends on the area of roof. Six inches dia. pipe is enough for a 1500 Sq. Ft. roof and 8 inches dia. pipe should be used for roofs more than 1500 Sq. Ft. Pipe is divided into three compartments by wire mesh.

Each component should be filled with gravel and sand alternatively as shown in the figure. A layer of charcoal could also be inserted between two layers. Both ends of filter should have reduce of required size to connect inlet and outlet. This filter could be placed horizontally or vertically in the system. A schematic pipe filter is shown in Fig 5.
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Fig 5: PVC-Pipe filter

Sponge Filter

It is a simple filter made from PVC drum having a layer of sponge in the middle of drum. It is the easiest and cheapest form filter, suitable for residential units. A typical figure of sponge filter is shown in Fig 6.
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Fig 6: Sponge Filter

Methods of Rooftop Rainwater Harvesting

Various methods of using roof top rainwater harvesting are illustrated in this section.

a) Storage of Direct Use

In this method rainwater collected from the roof of the building is diverted to a storage tank. The storage tank has to be designed according to the water requirements, rainfall and catchment availability.

Each drainpipe should have mesh filter at mouth and first flush device followed by filtration system before connecting to the storage tank. It is advisable that each tank should have excess water over flow system.

Excess water could be diverted to recharge system. Water from storage tank can be used for secondary purposes such as washing and gardening etc. This is the most cost effective way of rainwater harvesting.

The main advantage of collecting and using the rainwater during rainy season is not only to save water from conventional sources, but also to save energy incurred on transportation and distribution of water at the doorstep. This also conserves groundwater, if it is being extracted to meet the demand when rains are on. A typical fig of storage tank is shown in Fig 7.
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Fig 7: A storage tank on a platform painted white


b) Recharging groundwater aquifers

Groundwater aquifers can be recharged by various kinds of structures to ensure percolation of rainwater in the ground instead of draining away from the surface. Commonly used recharging methods are:-

a) Recharging of bore wells

b) Recharging of dug wells.

c) Recharge pits

d) Recharge Trenches

e) Soakaways or Recharge Shafts

f) Percolation Tanks

c) Recharging of bore wells

Rainwater collected from rooftop of the building is diverted through drainpipes to settlement or filtration tank. After settlement filtered water is diverted to bore wells to recharge deep aquifers. Abandoned bore wells can also be used for recharge.

Optimum capacity of settlement tank/filtration tank can be designed on the basis of area of catchment, intensity of rainfall and recharge rate. While recharging, entry of floating matter and silt should be restricted because it may clog the recharge structure.

First one or two shower should be flushed out through rain separator to avoid contamination. A schematic diagram of filtration tank recharging to bore well is indicated in Fig 8 .
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Fig 8 :Filtration tank recharging to bore well

d) Recharge pits

Recharge pits are small pits of any shape rectangular, square or circular, contracted with brick or stone masonry wall with weep hole at regular intervals. Top of pit can be covered with perforated covers. Bottom of pit should be filled with filter media.

The capacity of the pit can be designed on the basis of catchment area, rainfall intensity and recharge rate of soil. Usually the dimensions of the pit may be of 1 to 2 m width and 2 to 3 m deep depending on the depth of pervious strata.

These pits are suitable for recharging of shallow aquifers, and small houses. A schematic diagram of recharge pit is shown in Fig 9.
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Fig 9: Recharge pit

e) Soakway or Recharge shafts

Soak away or recharge shafts are provided where upper layer of soil is alluvial or less pervious. These are bored hole of 30 cm dia. up to 10 to 15 m deep, depending on depth of pervious layer. Bore should be lined with slotted/perforated PVC/MS pipe to prevent collapse of the vertical sides.

At the top of soak away required size sump is constructed to retain runoff before the filters through soak away. Sump should be filled with filter media. A schematic diagram of recharge shaft is shown in Fig 10
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Fig 10 : Schematic Diagram of Recharge shaft


f) Recharging of dug wells

Dug well can be used as recharge structure. Rainwater from the rooftop is diverted to dug wells after passing it through filtration bed. Cleaning and desalting of dug well should be done regularly to enhance the recharge rate. The filtration method suggested for bore well recharging could be used. A schematic diagram of recharging into dug well is indicated in Fig 11 shown below.
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Fig 11: Schematic diagram of recharging to dug well

g)Recharge trenches

Recharge trench in provided where upper impervious layer of soil is shallow. It is a trench excavated on the ground and refilled with porous media like pebbles, boulder or brickbats. it is usually made for harvesting the surface runoff.

Bore wells can also be provided inside the trench as recharge shafts to enhance percolation. The length of the trench is decided as per the amount of runoff expected.

This method is suitable for small houses, playgrounds, parks and roadside drains. The recharge trench can be of size 0.50 to 1.0 m wide and 1.0 to 1.5 m deep. A schematic diagram of recharging to trenches is shown in Fig below 12.
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Fig 12: Recharging to trenches

h) Percolation tank

Percolation tanks are artificially created surface water bodies, submerging a land area with adequate permeability to facilitate sufficient percolation to recharge the groundwater. These can be built in big campuses where land is available and topography is suitable.

Surface runoff and roof top water can be diverted to this tank. Water accumulating in the tank percolates in the solid to augment the groundwater. The stored water can be used directly for gardening and raw use. Percolation tanks should be built in gardens, open spaces and roadside greenbelts of urban area.

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Tuesday, 27 March 2018

Mettur Dam Park Timings | Mettur Dam Park Photos

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Mettur Dam Park Timings is Fixed in all Week Days to visit Mettur Park inside. 

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  • Mettur park Entrance Ticket Price is Rs.5 only. Mettur Park Visitors allow to visit from 9AM to 6PM in All week days.
  • All Type of Vechicles Parking Available.
  • Mettur Park is Located in Exact Front of Mettur Dam.
  • Inside the Mettur Park You can see More Flowers and Gress Across Park. 
  • Many Places is there to Sit and Getting Relax and Playing in Various Games for Childerns.
  • Canteen available inside the Mettur Park. 
  • In front of the Mettur Park Gate you can see many Fish Food Shops.. if you like you can taste it.
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  • Mettur Fish one of the Most Important Food for Touristors.
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  •  Nandhi Silai in Mettur Dam - is Located in Pannavadi Parisal Thurai Area.

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Monday, 21 November 2016

Toursim in Mettur Dam| Mettur Park

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                          Best Tourist Places in Mettur

           The biggest dam, Mettur Dam was developed in the year 1934. The dam was worked crosswise over River Cauvery at the gorge where the stream enters the fields. Visitors can unwind and have charming time in the recreation center which is very much kept up adjacent Mettur Dam.

Additionally one could see the Hydroelectric Project connected up with Mettur Dam. About 271000 sections of land of horticulture grounds are inundated by Mettur Dam office. The dam extends up to 5600 feet. Water store which is has bumpy range encompassing it, is the real vacation destination in Salem District.

Mettur Park Oening Timings:

 Mettur Park Operates Every day for Visitors:

Timings:
Monday:      9 am to 6 pm.
Tuesday:      9 am to 6 pm.
Wednesday: 9 am to 6 pm.
Thursday:    9 am to 6 pm.
Friday:         9 am to 6 pm.
Saturday:     9 am to 6 pm.
Sunday:       9 am to 6 pm.

Note:


Parking facilities available for two wheelers, cars & buses.

Popular Tourist Places in Mettur
  1. Mettur Park
  2. Mettur Dam 16 Bridge
  3. Mettur dam views
  4. Cauvery River Water Flow
  5. Take bath from cauvery river
  6. Pannavadi Parisal Thurai(Storage water views).,etc

Near Tourist Places from Mettur

  • Yercaud (salem) 
  • Hogenakkal falls
  • Madheswaran Hills(M.M.Hills)
  • Palar River



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         About Mettur Dam

The Mettur Dam is one of the biggest dams in India worked in 1934. It was developed in a gorge, where the Kaveri River enters the fields. It gives water system offices to parts of Salem, the length of Erode, Namakkal, Karur, Tiruchirappali and Thanjavur region for 271,000 sections of land (110,000 ha) of ranch land.


The aggregate length of the dam is 1,700 m (5,600 ft). The dam makes Stanley Reservoir. The Mettur Hydro Electrical power venture is likewise very vast. The dam, the recreation center, the major Hydro Electric power stations and slopes on all sides make Mettur a vacation spot. Upstream from the dam is Hogenakal Falls. The most extreme level of the dam is 120 ft (37 m) and the greatest limit is 93.47 tmc ft.


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Monday, 14 November 2016

Mettur Dam | Mettur Dam Images | Mettur

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         The Mettur Dam is one of the largest dams in India built in 1934. Mettur Dam is located in Salem District. Mettur Dam also known it as Stanley Reservoir. Mettur Dam also one of the Major Tourist Place in Tamilnadu - special in Salem district. It was constructed in a gorge, where the Kaveri River enters the plains. It provides irrigation facilities to parts of Salem, the length of Erode, Namakkal, Karur, Tiruchirappalli and Thanjavur district for 271,000 acres (110,000 ha) of farm land.



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           The total length of the Mettur dam is 1,700 m (5,600 ft.). The mettur dam constructed by Mr.Stanley. Mettur is popularly known as Electrical city. The Mettur Hydro Electrical power project is also quite large. The famous touristers visiting places in mettur -  mettur dam, mettur park, hogenakal, mettur 16 bridge, cauvery river, pannavadi parisal thurai,MM Hills and major Hydro Electric power stations and hills on all sides make Mettur a tourist attraction. Upstream from the dam is Hogenakal water Falls. The maximum level of the dam is 120 ft. (37 m) and the maximum capacity is 93.47 tmc ft.

           Most of the Touristor’s likes to Eat Fish in Mettur - Because in mettur Very Very Famous for varieties of Fish dishes.



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This is official details about Mettur Dam construction and Height with Length.



             Stanley Reservoir (otherwise called Mettur dam) is one of biggest water resourse in South India. Its primary wellspring of water is the River Kaveri (Cauvery). Three minor tributaries – Palar, Chennar and Thoppar – enter the Kaveri on her course above Stanley Reservoir. The water is held by the Mettur Dam, Tamilnadu. The formation of the store brought on the submersion of two towns.
           
Mettur Pincode is - 636401.
Mettur std Code is - 04298
Mettur located in - Salem District.
Near Railway Station - Mettur R.S , Salem & Erode.
Near Air Station is - Omalur , Trichy & Coimbatore.

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Transportation Facilities in Mettur:

Mettur being near the transportation center points of Erode & Salem is very much associated with both these urban areas and in addition to Dharmapuri. Transport administrations work from Erode , Salem and Dharmaburi and no more incessant time, with transport benefits once in like clockwork.

There is alternate way for Coimbatore from Dharmapuri by means of Thoppur, Mettur, Bhavani (can set aside to 20 km go) without achieving Salem by NH47 because of the high volume of movement amongst Coimbatore and Salem, particularly amongst Coimbatore and Avinashi on NH47. There is course to Mysuru-Karnataka through Madeswaran Malai (Madeswaran Malai) and Kollegal from Mettur.

It has a Railway Station (in the upper piece of Mettur Dam(Mettur R.S)) from where it is associated with Salem. There is a day by day express prepare to Chennai from Mettur Dam and in the arrival bearing as well.


Closest air terminal is Salem Airport . Closest Major Airports are situated at Coimbatore, Trichy , Madurai and Bangalore.



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