Major Main Canal System in TNWRD

 

Canal Name

Length KM

Taking off

Irrigation Hectares

Districts Benefitted

 

Kaveri Delta Canals

6400

Grand Anaicut

5.15 lakhs

Thanjavur and Tiruchchirappalli

 

Mettur Canal System

160

Mettur Dam

1.8 lakhs

Salem and Coimbatore

 

Lower Bhawani Project Canals

200

Bhawani Sagar reservoir

2.07 lakhs

Coimbatore

 

Periyar Project Canals

432

Periyar River

0.40 lakh

Madurai, and Ramanathapuram

 

Kattalai canal

255

Cauvery River

3.38 lakh

Thanjavur and Tiruchchirappalli

 

Manimuthar High level canal

46

Manimuthar

0.09 lakh

Tirunelveli