Cheerakuzhy Scheme

This scheme in Palakkad envisages construction of a weir built across the Gayathripuzha (Bharathapuzha). The project is intended for irrigating 1620 Ha land in Thalappally Taluk in Thrissur district, through the left bank canal, and distributaries. The project was completed during the year 1973.

The canal system of the project consists:

Canal

Length in Km

Left bank canal

40.90 Km

Distributories

9.80 Km

 

Salient features

Type

Regulator

Composition

Masonry regulator & weir

Purpose

Irrigation

Ayacut area

 

Catchment area

91 Km²

Completion

1973

Location

Vadakkethara village

District

Thrissur

Basin

Bharathapuzha

Longitude

 

Latitude

 

Full Reservoir Level (m)