Siruvani Waterfalls

 

  • Siruvani Waterfalls and the dam named after them are located 35 km west of Coimbatore City in the Western Ghats. The reservoir at Siruvani was built for Tamil Nadu by the Kerala Government to meet the drinking water requirements of Coimbatore city.

  • Siruvani dam is a dam in Palakkad DistrictKerala located 46 km away from Palakkad town. This dam constructed across the Siruvani River, is for supplying drinking water to the city of Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu. The dam is surrounded by reserve forests. Muthikulam hill is situated on the eastern side of the dam. There is a natural waterfall in the hill. The waterfalls and the Dam are big tourist attractions. The famous 150 year old Pattiyar Bungalow is on the banks of the Siruvani Reservoir. An agreement was executed in August 1973 between the state Governments for drinking water supply to Coimbatore town and neighbouring areas from the Siruvani Dam. The location being in the state of Kerala, the project was executed by the Kerala Public Works Department utilising the funds made available by the Tamil Nadu Government

  • The Siruvani River is a river near CoimbatoreSouth India. It is tributary of Bhavani river,[1] which in turn is a tributary of Kaveri. Part of the Siruvani River is nearMannarkkad in the Indian District PalakkadKerala. The river leads into two big tourist attractions in Southern India, namely, the Siruvani Dam and the Siruvani Waterfalls. The Dam is also near Banan Fort. Banan Fort and the Siruvani Dam, are just 15 km-25 km, west of Coimbatore city. The river has a village named after it, or possibly vice-versa.[citation needed]



  • The reservoir at Siruvani was built for Tamil Nadu by the Kerala Government to meet the drinking water requirements of Coimbatore. It is located 46 km north of Mannarkad and 48 km from Palakkad. The gateways on either side of the road across the dam are typical of the Kerala and Tamil architectural styles. Siruvani is also home to certain tribals like the Mudugars and Irulars.

    Getting there

    Nearest railway station: Palakkad Town Railway Station is 22 km away
    Nearest airport: Coimbatore Airport in Tamil Nadu is 41 km away


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