The Project was constructed across River Bodderu (Tributary of SARADA River) near Konam Village in Chedikada Mandal of Visakhapatnam District. The Project is 40Kms from Anakapalli Road. This Reservoir was designed to irrigate an ayacut of 12,638 Acres of 39 Villages in Chedikada, Madugula, Devarapalli, Butchayyapeta, Chodavaram Mandals of Visakhapatnam District. This Project was started in 1977 and completed in 1980 with an expenditure of Rs.469 Lakhs

Project details

Location : On River Bodderu near Konam (V) Chedikada (M) of Visakhapatnam
Longitude : 82° 50' 0''
Latitude : 18° 52' 0''
Ayacut : 12,638 Acres
Mandals Benefited : 39 Villages

Canal details

Total Length : 300mts
Ayacut : 12,638 Acres
Cropping Pattern : Paddy, Sugarcane and others
Villages Benefitted : 39
Utilisation : 0.7 TMC (2013-14 khariff & Rabi)

Spillway Details:

Type : Ogee spillway
Crest level : +95.25 Mts.
Vents : 3 Nos. (12.20m x 6.00m)
Discharge capacity : 44,500 Cusecs
Length : 36.60 m
Budget for the Year 2015-16 : Plan 0.1100 Crs
Konam Reservoir Project:
1WUA -1 KRP High Level Channel, PedaKalyanam Anicut system, CheedikadaCHEEDIKADA2127.67
2WUA -2 KRP HCL, TuruvoluCHEEDIKADA1555.82
3WUA -3 KRP Sirijam Channel 2, AppalarajupurmCHEEDIKADA1496.01
4WUA-4 KRP Laxmipuram Channel, G. KottapalliCHEEDIKADA1237.89
5WUA-5 KRP Laxmipuram Channel, J.B. Puram & VarahapuramCHEEDIKADA1473.32
6WUA-6 KRP Marlagummi Channel, DibbapalemCHEEDIKADA1497.51
7WUA-7 KRP Sirijam Channel, K. J. PuramMADUGULA948.99
8WUA-8 KRP Mangalapuram Anicut system, LakshmipuramBUTCHIYYAPETA1938.35
Konam Reservoir Project



The Modernization of Sri Vechelam Palavelli Konam Reservoir Project was taken up which involves lining of canals in order to improve the carrying capacity of canals so as to supply Irrigation water uninterruptedly to the tail end ayacut. The work consists of lining of high level canal, L.P.Channel, Marlagummi Channel, Sirijam Channel, Mangalapuram left and right side channels and Kandivaram branch channel, Boyapadu branch channel, Pata Singavaram branch channel Appalarajupuram branch channel K.J.Puram branch channel. Sri Vechelam Palavelli Konam Reservoir Project works were taken up with an estimated cost of Rs.963lakhs and At present about 72% of work is completed and an amount of 7.18Crores was incurred and work was stopped from 31/07/2012

I.P Contemplated - Modernization work (meant for stabilization of the existing work)
I.P Created - Modernization work