Kandula Obula Reddy Gundlakamma Reservoir Project is formed across Gundlakamma river near Chinnamallavaram Village of Maddipadu Mandal in Prakasam District.
It is envisaged to utilize 12.845 TMC of water to provide irrigation facilities to 62,368 Ac in Khariff and 80,060 Ac in Rabi seasons in 6 Mandals of Prasakam District besides providing drinking water facility to 2.56 Lakh population in 43 villages enroute Canals and Ongole town.
The reservoir consists of earthen dam for a length of 5.699 km, 227 meters long spillway with 15 Nos. Vertical gates of each vent 12.0x8.30 mtrs size and crest level of +16.38 M for a maximum flood discharge of 2,72,000 cusecs. Two irrigation canals viz. right canal takes off@ KM 3.785 of right bund for a length of 27.26 Km to feed an ayacut of 28,000 acres and left canal takes off @ KM 0.900 of left bund for a length of 21.975 km to feed an ayacut of 52,060 acres.
|Located in||:||Sub basin nos 83 & 84|
|Longitude||:||79° 59' 15" E|
|Latitude||:||14° 39' 30" N|
|Drinking Water facilities||:||2.56 lakh population (13.082 M Cum) 462 Mcft(0.462 TMC)|
|Catchment Area||:||7910 sq. Km|
|Water Availability (75% dependable Yield)||:||29.29 thousand million cubic feet|
|Total utilization of water proposed||:||12.845 Thousand million cubic feet (TMC) (6 fillings) August to March|
|Reservoir Capacity||:||3.859 TMC @ FRL +24.380 M|
|Crest Level of Spillway||:||+16.380 M|
|I.P contemplated||:||80,060 Acres|
|Dead Storage||:||1.389 TMC|
|Water Allocation for Irrigation||:||12.845 TMC|
|Water Allocation for Drinking||:||0.462 TMC|
|No. of Packages||:||3|
|Status of Work||:||Ongoing|