GUNTUR CHANNEL

Salient features
Location : Guntur channel is under Major Irrigation in Guntur district. The channel takes off from Right bank of river Krishna upstream side of Prakasam barrage in Guntur district.
Ayacut : Guntur district : 27,000 Acres
Wet : 18,300 Acres
Id : 8,700 Acres
Mandals benefited : Tadepalli, Mangalagiri, Pedakakani, Guntur Chebrolu,Vatticherukuru and Prathipadu.
Length : 47 Kms
Discharge at Head : 600 cusecs
Cropping Pattern : Paddy, Chillies, Cotton, Pulses
Water Allocation : 4.00 TMC
Utilisation (For Irrigation) : 3.2 TMC
Utilisation(For Drinking Water) : 1.42TMC
Present Stage : Completed
Budget for the Year 2015-16 : Plan-0.4000 Crs
Present Status

Modernization of Guntur Channel system is proposed and Estimates are under preparation .This channel fulfills the drinking water needs of Guntur Muncipal corporation & Mangalagiri Muncipalitiy and to supply drinking waTer to 38 tanks in 33 villages.