Lower Bhavani Project Canal

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Lower Bhavani Project Canal
Lower Bavani canael.JPG
Canal near Perundurai
Specifications
Length125 miles (201 km)
Statusopen
Geography
Branch(es)Thadapalli channel
Arakankottai channel
Branch ofBhavani River

Lower Bhavani Project Canal is a 201-kilometre (125 mi) long irrigation canal which runs in Erode district in Tamil Nadu, India. The canal is a valley-side contour canal, fed by Bhavanisagar Dam and irrigates 2.07 lakh hectares of land.[1][2] The main canal feeds Thadapalli and Arakkankottai channels which irrigate the cultivable lands.[3]The canal was the brainchild M.A Eswaran, member of the legislative assembly of the Erode constituency in the early 1950s.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Breach in LBP Canal pluggedThe Hindu (Tamil Nadu), 27 Nov 2008
  2. ^ Large Scale Irrigation Systems
  3. ^ "Large Scale Irrigation Systems". Retrieved 26 January 2016.


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