Peppara Dam


Peppara Dam is located at Peppara in Thiruvananthapuram District of Kerala. The dam is erected across the Karamana River, a tributary of the Neyyar. Constructed in 1983, it meets the drinking water requirements of the nearby places - Thiruvananthapuram city and suburban areas. 
The dam has a power project with the capacity of 12 MU annually. The lake created by the reservoir covers an area of about 582 ha. The catchment area of the dam forms the forests of Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary. 
Peppara is in Nedumangad taluk, about 40 km from Thiruvananthapuram Central Railway Station. The place is easily accessible from Vithura on Thiruvananthapuram-Ponmudi road.

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