Jeedipalli Reservoir

Jeedipalli Reservoir is an irrigation project located in Anantapur district in Andhra Pradesh, India.[1] It receives water from Handri-Neeva canal which draws water from Srisailam reservoir.[2] It is located in Jeedipalli village of Beluguppa mandal.[3]

Jeedipalli Reservoir
Jeedipalli Reservoir is located in India
Jeedipalli Reservoir
Jeedipalli Reservoir
LocationAnantapur district, Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates14°42′33″N 77°15′55″E / 14.70917°N 77.26528°E / 14.70917; 77.26528Coordinates: 14°42′33″N 77°15′55″E / 14.70917°N 77.26528°E / 14.70917; 77.26528

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The project was started as a part of the Jalayagnam program. It was inaugurated on 29 November 2012 by Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Kiran Kumar Reddy.[4] It is located near Jeedipalli village of Beluguppa mandal.[5] The reservoir with gross storage capacity of 1.7 tmcft is located in Penna River basin. This reservoir acts as balancing reservoir to supply Krishna river water in Penna, Krishna and Palar River basins in Ananthapur, Kadapa and Chittoor districts of Rayalaseema region in Andhra Pradesh.[6] Water is further pumped from this reservoir to feed the Bhairivani Tippa reservoir located in Vedavati River basin which is a tributary of Krishna river.

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  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 30 December 2012. Retrieved 29 November 2012.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Kiran to flag off Bhagiratha Vijaya Yatra on Nov. 18". The Hindu. 15 November 2012. Retrieved 22 May 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ http://www.siasat.com/english/news/cm-tour-anantapur-district-nov-29
  4. ^ http://zeenews.india.com/news/andhra-pradesh/rs-16-000-crore-for-irrigation-projects-in-next-2-yrs-kiran_813705.html
  5. ^ http://www.siasat.com/english/news/cm-tour-anantapur-district-nov-29
  6. ^ "Handri Neeva Sujala Sravanti (HNSS) JI00011". Retrieved 9 May 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)