Hemavathi Reservoir, Gorur Dam

Hemavathi Reservoir

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Alias : Gorur Dam


Hemavathi River

Gorur, Hassan, Karnataka, India

Hemavathi Reservoir Overview

Hemavathi Reservoir is formed by dam built across the River Hemavathi Also known as Gorur Dam near Gorur in Hassan district of Karnataka, India. Built in 1979, the reservoir has been providing water for drinking and irrigation purposes for the people of Hassan district. The dam has a total height of 58 meters and a length of 4,692 meters. It impounds an 8,502-hectare reservoir that can store up to 37.1 tmcft of water. The Shettihalli Rosary Church was submerged during the construction of the dam. The ruins of the Church are now only visible during low tide in the summer. it is one of the popular picnic spots in Hassan and among the prime places to visit in Sakleshpura. Hemavathi Reservoir is located at approx 30km from Hassan, 47km from Sakleshpur, 126km from Mysore, 94km from Madikeri, 211km from Bengaluru, 177km from Mangalore, 86km from Chikmagalur.

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