Krishna Raj Sagara Dam (KRS Dam) | Mysore | Dams in Karnataka

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Krishna Raj Sagara, popularly known as KRS, is the name of both dam and lake that creates it.

Furthermore, the dam was built across the Kaveri River in 1924.

 

Surprisingly, the people of Mysore uses the water of this lake as their main source of water.

In addition, the water is used for irrigation in Mysore and Mandya. Likewise, it is the main source of drinking for all of Mysore and Mandya and almost the whole Bengaluru city.

KRS Dam & Garden

 

The KRS Garden is an amazing spot for picnic. The landscape of the area represents agricultural land, rural habitation and  sparingly spread trees.

 

Flora and Fauna

Moreover, it showcases the original vegetation of Ranganathittu Wildlife Sanctuary. Also, it attracts wide varieties of local and migrant birds.

However, over the years nearly 220 species of birds have been recorded here.

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