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Home | Karnataka | Alamatti Dam

ALAMATTI or ALMATTI DAM

Alamatti is in Bijapur district B.Bagewadi Taluk. Almatti Dam is a Dam project on the Krishna River in North Karnataka. The annual energy design is 713 million units. It was completed in July 2005.



Almatti dam is the main reservoir of the Upper Krishna project, an irrigation project. The 290 MW power project is located on the right toe of Almatti Dam. The Power House has 5 units of 55 MW each and 1 unit of 15 MW. The turbines are vertical kaplan. The annual design energy is 713 Million Units. The project, when allotted for private initiative was estimated to cost Rs.1470 crores. Subsequently, KPCL took up the project at an estimated cost of Rs.674 crores and completed the project at a cost of Rs.520 crores in a period of 40 months by July 2005.

How to Reach Almatti
By Train: Almatti is about 66 km away from Bijapur and takes about 1 hr, 10 mins by train. Solapur Express (1424) and Basava Express (6514) are thr two trains which touches Alamatti.

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