Linganamakki Dam

Linganamakki Dam – Sagar Taluk, Karnataka

The Linganamakki dam was constructed by the Karnataka State Government in 1964. Located in the Sagara taluk, the dam has a length of 2.4 km, stretching across the Sharavathi river. It is located about 6 km from Jog Falls. The dam was designed to impound 4368 million cubic meter of water in an area of around 300 km², submerging 50.62 km² of wetland and 7 km² of dry land, with the remaining being forest land and wasteland. The dam's height is 1,819 feet (554 m) above sea level. It receives water mainly from rainfall and also from the Chakra and…