Why interstate water disputes?
- upper stream states advantage
- variation in rainfall
- dams / store /stop water
Krishna river water Sharing history
- 1893 mysore (karnataka) & madras (united AP, telangana & madars)
- 1933 madras & hyderabad
1st KWDT ( Bachawat commission)
water sharing according to bachhawat commission 1976
KWDT 2 2004 and tribunal at 2007 report on 2010 Brijesh Kumar tribunal
river tds pollution
australia darling river dead fish
after 2014 seperate telangana
krishna river temporary allocation ap & ts
2016: TS government has decided to seek 402 tmc ft of Krishna.
AP argued to give powers to TRMB to allocate,
june 13 2016:
KRMB: told TS and AP to continue with the sharing of water as per the Bachawat Tribunal (1976), at least till the next one month during which period the two states would have to try and sort out all outstanding issues.
in other words KRMB decided allocation of water which has no power.
As per the Bachawat Tribunal, AP gets 512 tmc ft of water and TS 299 tmc ft of the total allocation of 811 tmc ft.
KRBM has only regulatory powers and no power to allocate waters or take control of projects.
AP & telangana police fight on nagarjuna sagar on Feb 13 2015
September 21 2016; Uma Bharati (Union Ministry of Water Resources) calls meeting on Krishna water-sharing
Telangana CM K Chandrasekhar Rao, Andhra Pradesh CM N Chandrababu Naidu
harish rao said as per bachawat award 45TMC from polavaram to nagarjuna sagar in leigu of adding 80TMC godavari water to krishna basin.
AP said Godavari water cannot managed by KRMB.
pothireddypadu project height issue 2020
telangana objections on pothireddypadu >>height 805:
- temporary allocation 512 vs 299 (already disputes in the tribunals)
- krishna river length 415KM AP vs 482 Telangana