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Remedial Measures for Rehabilation and Conservation of the Jagatunga Samudra Reservoir

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.8, No. 2)

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Page : 2284-2285

Keywords : Jagatunga; Reservoir; water; assessment; components; conservation;

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The reservoir is very ancient and historical one. The reservoir was constructed about 1000 years ago. It is said that this reservoir was constructed to fulfill the need of water for town Kandhar. During that period the reservoir water was mainly used by people for drinking, irrigation, wading, washing of cattle etc. The dam is constructed N-S direction with the help of soil bunds. At the base of the main dam 5 M height toe wall is constructed for the support. There are natural hillocks on three sides and a huge valley at the fourth side of the reservoir. Some stair cases (steps) were constructed in the semicircular manner in a part of reservoir to reach up to water level. The main features of this reservoir are to creation Jalkund Shrankhala. The water is filtered in Jalkund Shrankhala and was supplied to the town Kandhar for drinking purpose at that time.

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