Mettur Storage at Crossroads. Less than 1/3rd of Capacity

For the past few years thanks to Southwest Monsoon seeing fairly robust seasonal rainfall numbers, in particular over Peninsular India Cauvery basin dams were mostly seeing good times with almost all the dams including Mettur overflowing more than one occasion in the same season. While this year models were early on indicating a possibly weak […]

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Mettur heading for 1st 1 Lac cusecs of the season

The Mettur storage, Inflow & Outflow data is like a bible for not only Delta farmers but off late the weather watchers of Chennai as well due to the key role Veeranam is playing in mitigating the drinking water crisis. On the back of a very good 2019 which saw late monsoon flourish during August […]

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COMK Cauvery Series 2019 – More Pressure Ahead for Cauvery Basin

As Southwest Monsoon gradually slows down from its first active spell of the season it’s right time for us to put out the second installment of the COMK Cauvery Series 2019. The first post in this series was published on 29th June with nearly a month gone in the monsoon season. Nothing much has changed […]

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COMK Cauvery Series 2019 – Alarm Bells Ring once again for Cauvery Basin

At COMK we take a lot of pride in the Cauvery series we put every year during the Southwest Monsoon period. Not only does it give us a sense of satisfaction when we try to interpret the inflow data to understand how the irrigation year is likely to shape up for the farmers of the […]

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Karnataka on a comfortable wicket without Cauvery Management Board

On a day when the Supreme Court is expected to hear on the Cauvery Issue Petitions filed by Tamil Nadu & Union Government we try to understand why Karnataka has been vehemently opposing the formation of Cauvery Management Board as a permanent solution to the dispute. On the one hand a lot of emotional outburst […]

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