KSEB Says The Reservoir Can Hold Water Up To Full Level Terming the state disaster management authority’s suggestion to lift the shutters of Idukki dam well before the water level in it touches the maximum (2,403ft) as a debatable contention of academic nature, the state government has decided against draining water from the dam which --according to Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) --can hold water up to the full reservoir level of 2,408ft in case of additional surge of water into the dam.
<p> A high-level conference convened by Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Friday to discuss the tremors occurring in Idukki district decided to entrust the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee, with a dam-break analysis of the Mullaperiyar dam.</p>
<p> The Kerala government, while justifying the need for a new Mullaperiyar dam, has submitted to the Supreme Court-appointed Empowered Committee, a feasibility report, which establishes that topographically
<p>Proposed dam inside the Periyar Tiger Reserve, Kerala Forest Research Institute given the task. Pilot study in the region within a fortnight KOCHI: An Environment Impact Assessment of the proposed Kerala Periyar Dam, which will replace the existing Mullaperiyar dam in Idukki, will begin shortly.