Dowleswaram Barrage

DOWLESWARAM BARRAGE

Dowleswaram Barrage is an irrigation structure which is built at Dowleswaram, on the lower stretch of the Godavari River before it empties into the Bay of Bengal. The barrage was built by a British irrigation engineer, Sir Arthur Thomas Cotton. This barrage provides water for East and West Godavari districts for agriculture. The Dowleswaram Barrage is 15 feet high and 3.5 km long, with 175 crest gates to pass the floods.

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