Oct. 4: The irrigation department is thinking of constructing another reservoir on the Krishna river to prevent precious water from going waste to the sea.

The Krishna Water Dispute Tribunal on Wednesday dismissed the demand of Andhra Pradesh government for a fresh survey of the crest level height of Alamati dam over Krishna river as it could deprive several riparian areas of water for irrigation.

The State government on Sunday decided to set up a legal and a technical committee to hold talks with neighbouring Maharastra and Andhra Pradesh over the Krishna river water sharing issue.

Hyderabad: River Krishna has received its first flood of the season due to heavy rains in its catchment area in Karnataka and Maharashtra.

May 6: There is a shortage in the share of Krishna waters as the Karnataka government is allegedly stealing water.
Many agricultural lands have become barren due to water scarcity. State government is not in a position to utilise Krishna waters as awarded by the Krishna Water Disputes Tribunal.


Vijayawada, April 12: The minister for major industries, Mr Kanna Lakshmi Narayana, made it clear that the Congress-led state government will protect the rights of the state on Krishna river surplus water by projecting its arguments before the Brijesh Kumar Tribunal which was constituted to resolve the Krishna surplus water dispute amo-ng three states of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Maharashtra.

April 8: At a time when the state is reeling under a shortage of drinking water, the government has issued an order allowing Coca-Cola company to draw 2,150 cusecs of water per day from the Western main canal of the Krishna river.
The company will draw water from the Guntur channel, which also supplies water to about a dozen towns downstream.

Vijayawada, April 5: The minister for animal husbandry, Mr K. Parthasarathi, has made it clear that the government would safeguard the interests of the people on the issue of surplus water of Krishna river.

Hyderabad, April 4: Drinking water supply to the twin cities will be cut by about 10 million gallons per day (MGD) following the state government